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Verenium and Add Food Service GmbH Announce Commercial Distribution Partnership for Fuelzyme(R) and Veretase(TM) Enzymes

... of enzymes for starch processing and starch-based ethanol production in Europe - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and ... in the development of next-generation cellulosic ethanol and high-performance specialty enzymes, and Add ... for starch processing and the starch-based ethanol industry in both Europe and North America. ...

Proteasome inhibition affects epigenetic mechanisms

... addition, there is no evidence of the effect of ethanol feeding on the activity of nuclear proteasome and ... . In their study, rats were fed ethanol for one moth using the Tsukamoto-French model and ... using isolated nuclei. They found that chronic ethanol feeding caused a significant inhibition of the ...

Rochester Coalition and Mayo Clinic Challenge Railroad's Contention That Hazmat Rail Shipments Pose no Risk

... suggests that a substantial number of carloads of ethanol will move through Rochester on their way to ... represented that all of the anticipated growth in ethanol traffic will either move west (to interchange ... are adequate to ensure safe movement" of ethanol and other hazardous materials over the "DM&E ...

Marijuana increases alcohol toxicity in young rats

... A previous study by the same group had shown that ethanol and drugs such as sedatives, anesthetics and ... animals. In the current study, THC combined with ethanol increased these levels, and the CB1 receptor ... severe when THC was combined with a mildly toxic ethanol dose, the authors state, adding that since this ...

Verenium Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2007

... one of the first and only operational cellulosic ethanol R&D facilities in the country, as well as with ... bagasse as a primary feedstock for testing and ethanol production. As discussed last quarter, the ... at scale, including the ability to produce ethanol within predefined economic criteria. The ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- Sept. 5, 2007

... RELEASE Magnets can boost production of ethanol for fuel Biotechnology Progress In a finding that could reduce the cost of ethanol fuel, researchers in Brazil report success in ... waves to significantly boost the amount of ethanol produced through the fermentation of sugar. Their ...

Alcohol-Related Ills Increasing Worldwide

... per person is the equivalent of about 1.6 gallons (6.2 liters) of pure ethanol a year, or about 12 units a week per person (with one unit equaling 0.3 ... to be highest in Europe, where it equals 3.1 gallons (11.9 liters) of ethanol (21.5 units a week). That compares with 2.5 gallons (9.4 liters) a year ...

Radiofrequency treatment better than ethanol injection for small liver tumors

... improves patient survival compared to the standard therapy of percutaneous ethanol injection (PEI). These findings are in the February issue of Hepatology , ... tumor ablation was possible," the authors suggest. While injected ethanol might be stopped by the liver's fibrous septum or by satellite nodules, ...

Tobacco smoke and alcohol harm liver worse as combo

... in alcohol drinks. Mice exposed to second-hand smoke and who drank ethanol had 110 percent more liver fibrosis proteins than mice who breathed ... UAB researchers in 2007 found the combination of second-hand smoke and ethanol increased the biological signs of heart disease in mice. Second-hand ...

Preemies Exposed to Toxins in Liquid Meds

... the infants were regularly exposed to 20 different excipients, including ethanol (found in iron and furosemide) and propylene glycol (found in dexamethasone). These chemicals can cause nerve damage. The infants' exposure to ethanol ranged from 0.2 ml to 1.8 ml a week, equivalent to one to seven units of ...

Gene Boosts Drinkers' Colon Cancer Risk

... be affected by the varying speeds with which white individuals convert ethanol (alcohol) into a particularly metabolite called acetaldehyde. This ... and damages our DNA," Seitz noted. "And the speed of the change from ethanol to acetaldehyde is different in different individuals. So the idea is that ...

Possible association between CP and LC of alcoholic etiology

... pancreatic and liver disorders. There is a correlation between increased ethanol consumption through many years and the risk of developing chronic ... with liver cirrhosis (LC), again with a correlation between increased ethanol consumption and the risk of LC. In clinical practice, the coincidence of ...

Pot Plus Alcohol Kills Young Rats' Brain Cells

... between one and 14 days old. A previous study by the same team found that ethanol and drugs such as sedatives, anesthetics and anticonvulsants caused ... the team noted. The fact that the drug counteracted the effect of THC and ethanol suggests that activation of CB1 receptors may be responsible for the ...

One Drink May Help Heart, But Two Is Too Many

... types of alcohol. "We had anticipated that many of the effects of one ethanol drink would be enhanced by red wine. What was most surprising was how ... of 13 volunteers who were given either 4 ounces of red wine, 1.5 ounces of ethanol or water at random at three separate sessions over two weeks. The ...

Scientific poster abstracts from the 24th annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine

... Evaluations of Immediate Release Morphine in Combination with ethanol in HealthySubjects 161 Determinants of the Chronic Pain Experience in ... Open-Label Study 168 The Effects of Graded Concentrations of Oral ethanol on the Pharmacokinetics of Oxymorphone Extended-Release Tablets in Healthy ...

Mayo Clinic Seeks Mitigation for Rochester as Condition of Canadian Pacific - DM&E Railroad Merger

... the two railroads, including the consequences of increased shipments of ethanol and other hazardous materials on what are universally considered to be ... & Eastern line has the potential to originate more than 36,000 carloads of ethanol annually by 2010. Increased traffic generated by the merger is expected to ...

Fetal Alcohol Exposure May Prime Offspring for Alcoholism

... was that there are these neuroadaptive changes that essentially make the ethanol [alcohol] smell and taste better to the animal. So, the animal, because of the fetal exposure, has 'learned' that ethanol is something that's good to eat," Youngentob said. For the first ...

Healthcare Technologies Announces New Date for the Shareholders Meeting to Approve the Nexgen Biofuels Transaction

... the business of alternative fuels. NexGen plans to build and operate four ethanol and one biodiesel plant with production primarily within in the United ... intention to produce 100 million gallons of annual ethanol production per ethanol site, and 100 million gallons of annual biodiesel production. SAFE ...

Healthcare Technologies to Reschedule the Shareholders Meeting to Approve the NexGen Biofuels Transaction

... the business of alternative fuels. NexGen plans to build and operate four ethanol and one biodiesel plant with production primarily within the United ... intention to produce 100 million gallons of annual ethanol production per ethanol site, and 100 million gallons of annual biodiesel production. SAFE ...

Is RTA a new potential option for the treatment of hydatid cysts?

... result in biliary or bronchial fistulae, prompted by endocyst detachment; chemical cholangitis or pneumonia, due to passing of hypertonic saline or ethanol into the biliary or bronchial tree; and infection or abscess on the residual cyst cavity. A research article to be published on July 14, 2009 in ...

Study shows 1 in 25 deaths worldwide attributable to alcohol

... in the adult population is somewhat higher than in North America: 13 standard drinks per person per week (1 standard drink = 13.6 grams of pure ethanol and corresponds to a can of beer, one glass or wine and one shot of spirits) compared to North America's 10 to 11 standard drinks. The recent ...

A potential anti-ulcer herb medicine: Rocket 'Eruca sativa'

... wall mucus (GWM), nonprotein sulfhydryls (NP‑SH) and malondialdehyde (MDA) were also measured in the glandular stomach of rats following ethanol administration. The gastric tissue was also examined histologically. The extract was used in two doses (250 and 500 mg/kg body weight) in all ...

JCI online early table of contents: Feb. 16, 2009

... and colleagues, at New York University School of Medicine, New York, have now established that adenosine, which is a product of the breakdown of ethanol (the alcoholic component of alcoholic beverages), has a central role in alcohol-induced fatty liver in mice. Further analysis revealed that adenosine ...

NorTech, Crain's Cleveland Business Honor 2009 Innovation Award Winners

... is in storage or transit, ensuring greater that amounts of quality grain supplies reach domestic and international markets for consumption and ethanol production. The platform can also be used for other molds, insects in grain, indoor air quality, peanuts, and medical diagnostics. ...

Technical Trade Alerts on BeaconEquity OTC Gainers: UVSE, GETG, SRCH, GFET, YTBLA, NTRZ

... Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: UVSE), Green Earth Technologies Inc. (Pink Sheets: GETG), Searchlight Minerals Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: SRCH), Gulf ethanol Corp. (Pink Sheets: GFET), YTB International Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: YTBLA) and NutraCea (OTC Bulletin Board: NTRZ). Join the fastest growing ...

Bayer and Onyx Launch Educational Program to Raise Awareness About Liver Cancer and Its Risk Factors

... standard treatments are used to treat liver cancer: surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy (e.g., transarterial chemoembolization), percutaneous ethanol injection and targeted therapy.(7) About the Survey The GfK Roper Public Affairs & Media survey was conducted in July and August 2008 in the ...

Safety Threat to Rochester Still Remains Despite Approval Of Canadian Pacific's Railroad Acquisition Of DM&E

... submissions to the STB citing significant environmental and safety risks created by increased speed and frequency of rail traffic and the shipment of ethanol and other hazardous materials on unsafe tracks. However, STB officials have ignored the requests for more thorough review and have ruled that it will ...

An 'Unconventional' Fuel at an Unbelievable Price: Minnesota Station Cuts Cost of E85 by $1 Per Gallon

... that is made in Minnesota." The event is organized by Holiday, Dakota/Rice Corn and Soybean Growers, Minnesota Corn Growers Association, National ethanol Vehicle Coalition, General Motors Corporation, US Department of Energy-Clean Cities, American Lung Association of Minnesota and the Minnesota Clean ...

Forget $4 gas; More Iowans Are Buying Cleaner-burning E85

... Iowa, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association of Iowa said that the amount of E85 -- a fuel consisting of up to 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline -- being purchased this year by Iowa motorists is on track to eclipse 2007 sales by a large margin. "In May 2008, ...

InEnTec Medical Services LLC Cancels Permits to Build a Waste Recycle and Power Production Facility Near Red Bluff, California

... someday all communities, including Tehama County, will use technologies such as ours to reuse these waste materials to produce other products such as ethanol or methanol, which would be more environmentally responsible than stockpiling our garbage in landfills," Surma said. "We'd like to thank the Tehama ...

Rapid wound healing

... by means of wet-chemical material synthesis, a sol-gel process in which a transparent, honey-like gel is produced from tetraethoxysilane (TEOS), ethanol and water in a multi-stage, acidically catalyzed synthesis process. The gel is processed in a spinning tower: We press it through fine nozzles at ...

New study reveals brain cell mechanism of alcohol dependence

... The studys authors, led by Marisa Roberto, PhD, at the The Scripps Research Institute, made rats dependent on alcohol by chronically exposing them to ethanol in an aerosol or in their food. They then tested how much alcohol the rats voluntarily drank and examined neural signaling in the central amygdala. ...

Astute Nanotechnology celebrates first year of success

... technology within 12 months. Other ARC CFN projects for which Astute Nanotechnology will be seeking commercial partners focus on such challenges as ethanol conversion, photovoltaics and membranes for clean coal technology, catalytic conversion of oils to fuel, encapsulation technologies for ...

Brain DNA 'remodeled' in alcoholism

... that levels of a protein known as CREB binding protein, which has HAT enzymatic activity, were increased by acute alcohol but were decreased during ethanol withdrawal. They concluded that the enzymes that are involved in remodeling of chromatin play an important role in the anxiety that accompanies ...

Alcohol consumption and polymorphisms of cytochromes P4502E1 are high risks for ESCC

... cancer and 480 controls (age and sex matched), the consumption of alcohol and the genetic polymorphism of enzymes involved in the metabolism of ethanol was examined. This research was performed by doctors from the Laboratory of Gansu College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Lanzhou, China and from ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 20, 2008

... widely and is often of inferior quality. Many dog foods use fiber from sugar beet pulp. Corn fiber available in large amounts as a byproduct of ethanol production is an attractive alternative. However, researchers have little information on corn fibers effects in dogs. In the new study, ...

New Stroke Treatments Reduce Brain Damage, Improve Recovery

... American Stroke Associations International Stroke Conference in New Orleans. Previous studies showed that caffeinol, a combination of caffeine and ethanol that is the equivalent of four to six cups of strong coffee and a shot of alcohol, reduced brain damage and improved recovery when used in mice. ...

Aussie neuroscientist tests addiction drug

... it or not, Dr Bartlett said. The Chantix trials are just one of 10 major projects for Dr Bartlett's lab team, which is working on reducing ethanol consumption and new drug screening technologies. Dr Bartlett was asked to set up her preclinical lab to study addiction and how it modifies brain ...

Alcoholics underestimate the risk of bleeding

... 73-7). More than 400 patients from the major German cities of Leipzig and Munich were included in the study. Average alcohol consumption was 660 g ethanol per week. The study shows that alcoholics often do not know enough about the possible symptoms of bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal tract. ...

An emerging candidate for protecting patients from liver injury after abdomen surgery

... Y, Kato S, Ishii H, Toshifumi Hibi. Herbal cardiotonic pills prevent gut ischemia/reperfusion-induced hepatic microvascular dysfunction in rats fed ethanol chronically. World J Gastroenterol 2005; 11(4): 511-515). However, CP is a compound Chinese medicine preparation that contains PN, and salvia ...
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