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Large Study of Lacrisert(R) Dry Eye Insert:

... -17, Half Moon Bay, CA. Lacrisert (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) is a preservative-free, ... (ARVO), "Lacrisert(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) Significantly Improves ... presentation at AOS, "LACRISERT(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) Reduces the Signs and Symptoms ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac: June 11, 2008

... ARTICLE #4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Coats of cellulose from bacteria yield greener, stronger natural ... use of bacteria to deposit sticky coatings of cellulose on the surfaces of plant fibers, a process that ... fibers with nano-sized particles of bacterial cellulose through a special fermentation process. The ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 4, 2008

... is made of sub-microscopic particles of cellulose and may open the way for expanded use of paper as ... study, Lars A. Berglund and colleagues note that cellulose a tough, widely available substance obtained ... wood pulp to certain chemicals to produce cellulose nanopaper. Their study found that its tensile ...

China RuiTai Reports Fiscal Year 2007 Financial Results

... Company''), a leading producer and distributor of cellulose ether products in the People's Republic of China ... pleased to see continuous strong growth as our cellulose ether products continue to receive wide ... existing customers. Hydroxypropyl Methyl cellulose (HPMC) remained the Company's ...

China RuiTai International Holdings Retains CCG Elite for Investor Relations Services

... focus on non-ionic cellulose ether products. cellulose ether is an organic chemical that dissolves in ... the Freedonia Group, the worldwide market for cellulose ether products is expected to reach $1.0 billion ... East Asia. ''As a prominent supplier to the cellulose ether market in China and the world, we believe ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 21, 2008

... for production of biogas because bacteria cannot easily break down its cellulose due to the complex physical and chemical structures of lignocellulosic ... That so-called pretreatment increased biogas production by making more cellulose and other compositions in straw available for digestion by the bacteria. ...

ConvaTec Launches Hydrofiber(R) Technology Web Site

... treatment costs. Am J Infect Control . 2009;37(5):387-397. Waring MJ, Parsons D. Physico-chemical characterisation of carboxymethylated spun cellulose fibres. Biomaterials. 2001;22:903-912. Walker M, Hobot JA, Newman GR, Bowler PG. Scanning electron microscopic examination of bacterial ...

New HemCon/Seal-On Nasal Plugs Control Nosebleeds Quickly, Effectively and Comfortably

... ease of use, the HemCon Nasal Plugs are comprised of a PVA foam impregnated with a proprietary, active ingredient, m.doc, a microdispersed oxidized cellulose . When in contact with blood, the dressing rapidly expands to provide pressure and absorb blood, offering patients a quick, comfortable and reliable ...

DOE funds Clemson University clean energy research

... methods to provide the molecular insights needed for collaborators on the project to prepare catalyst materials that are optimally suited to convert cellulose and other waste organic materials into renewable liquid fuels and bio-derived chemicals. "Using state-of-the-art simulation and ...

Aton Pharma CEO Mike Wells Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award Winner;

... financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Aton Pharma's products include Lacrisert(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert), a preservative-free, once-daily*, sustained release prescription insert indicated for moderate to severe dry eye. Aton recently ...

ConvaTec Launches New AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressing with Strengthening Fiber

... ConvaTec. Walker M, Hobot JA, Newman GR, Bowler PG. Scanning electron microscopic examination of bacterial immobilisation in a carboxymethyl cellulose (Aquacel(R)) and alginate dressings. Biomaterials . 2003;24:883-890. Jones SA, Bowler PG, Walker M, Parsons D. Controlling wound bioburden ...

Glaucoma Survey: Half Unaware of Preservative-Free Beta-Blocker, Ophthalmologists Cite Benefits of Preservative-Free Medications on Ocular Comfort and Quality of Life

... in the U.S. The TIMOPTIC product line was recently acquired by Aton Pharma, Inc., which provides the dry eye medication LACRISERT(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert), a preservative-free, once-daily*, patient-administered prescription insert indicated for moderate to severe dry eye. "A ...

RoundTable Healthcare Partners Leads Portfolio Company Add-On Acquisition

... represents the fifth transaction for Aspen since 2007. Previously, Aspen acquired Ultracell Medical Technologies, Inc., manufacturer of PVA and cellulose Ophthalmic and ENT products, and Colby Manufacturing, maker of single-use fluid management and infection control products. Aspen also acquired ...

Aton Pharma Acquires U.S. TIMOPTIC(R)

... strategy of providing unique, medically essential products. Aton Pharma also provides the dry eye medication LACRISERT(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert), a preservative-free, once-daily*, sustained release prescription insert indicated for moderate to severe dry eye, that helps to ...

Tom's of Maine Helps Increase Access to Dental Care

... of Maine also: -- Uses vegetable -based inks on all of our professionally printed materials and packaging -- Wraps bar soaps in biodegradable cellulose made from wood fibers -- Created a deodorant stick made of just a single plastic (#5 polypropylene) so that it can be recycled-the first of its ...

Tom's of Maine Introduces a Patent-Pending New Formula with the Launch of its Natural Clean & Gentle Care and Sensitive Care Toothpastes

... also: -- Uses vegetable-based inks on all of our professionally printed materials and packaging -- Wraps bar soaps in biodegradable cellulose made from wood fibers -- Created a deodorant stick made of just a single plastic (#5 polypropylene) so that it can be recycled -- the first ...

National Inventors Hall of Fame announces 2008 inductees

... ) Wrinkle-free cotton Changing the textile industry forever with her invention of easy-care cotton, Benerito developed the idea by linking together cellulose chains in cotton while working for the USDA. Amar Bose (1929 - ) Audio technology Bose has introduced a variety of products through his company, ...

Louisiana Tech professor is Small Times' Innovator of the Year

... polyelectrolyte nano-encapsulation, which has allowed stable nano and micro colloids of cancer drugs. Lvov has used the same approach to improve cellulose microfibers from recycled paper through polyelectrolyte nanocoating, which has allowed increased recycled fiber usage in paper. Each year it gets ...

Cellulose Nanocrystal Research Paves the Way for Newer Vaccines, Computer Inks

... of vaccines and better computer printer ink. Her research has targeted cellulose drug delivery and ink jet printing. Roman experimented with taking cellulose nanocrystals and attaching antibodies to the surface of the crystals. This ...

Xylitol To Be Produced By Genetically Engineered E. Coli

... machinery of E. coli bacteria so that they could convert two hemi cellulose sugars—xylose and arabinose—into xylitol. The bacteria were then ... special biofermentors and fed on a "broth" of corn fibers and other hemi cellulose sources. The bacteria excreted xylitol that was later separated from the ...

Lobster Shells Have Great Healing and Antiseptic Properties

... speed and germination in seeds. Chitin is a very common polymer present in nature as part of animals and plants physical structures. Only cellulose is more abundant than chitin, which makes this compound a highly important renewable resource that can easily be found in arthropods, insects, ...

Now, a Diet Pill That's as Filling as a Plate of Spaghetti!

... Scientists have developed a pill that engorges in the stomach making the person feel like they have eaten a good meal. The pill made from cellulose has a highly absorbent powder that expands 1000 times when taken with water. "The sensation is like eating a nice plate of spaghetti," ...

No More Smelly Feet With Bamboo Socks

... trends over the next 10 years," Scotsman quoted Ed Watson, spokesman for Asda's George clothes range, as saying. The fabric is made from cellulose produced by boiling or steaming bamboo poles and the smell-destroying agent bamboo-kin is still effective after 50 washes. "Bamboo socks are ...

New Paste to Fight Bad Breath

... such as dihydrogen sulphide, which can lead to bad breath, reports the New Scientist. The paste also has an enzyme that fights starch and cellulose in between the teeth to remove bacteria. In addition to this, it also has flavouring that will activate salivation for enzymes to do their ...

Researchers Discover Starch Cocktail Fuel for green Car

... is to be used in working cars, he said. One day, you could buy starch in a supermarket; pour it into your engine, and go. We plan to use cellulose from plants, such as wood chip and agricultural waste. The enzymes would produce hydrogen in real-time, as your engine needs it, said Zhang. ...

Wine You can Wear

... The fabric is actually the papery mould that forms on the top of wine vats when oxygen finds its way in. To form the dress, the wet, sludgy cellulose is patted onto an inflatable doll and allowed to partially dry out. Deflate the doll, and the finished dress comes away. "It's the bacteria that ...

Further Studies on AIDS Prevention Gels Stopped

... could enhance the risk of HIV infection, instead of reducing it. The gel in question, called Ushercell, contains a cotton-based compound called cellulose sulfate. This gel is developed by Polydex Pharmaceuticals, a company in Toronto. More than 50% of AIDS infections in Africa concern women and ...

Risk Of Breast Cancer Lowered In Offspring Of Mothers Who Eat Whole Wheat

... cancer. The researchers fed pregnant rats with diets containing 6 percent fiber from whole wheat flour, oat flour, defatted flax flour or cellulose as a control. The offspring was then exposed to a chemical known to cause breast cancer. The researchers found that the rats whose mothers ...

Acute Toxicity Of Nano-Scale Zinc Powder: Severe Renal Damage And Anemia

... with two size particles, nanoscale zinc (N-Zn) and microscale zinc (M-Zn) powder, while one group mice treated with sodium carboxy methyl cellulose was used as the control. The symptoms and mortality after zinc powder treatment were recorded. The effects of particles on the blood-element, the ...
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