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Pfizer's work on penicillin for World War II becomes a National Historic Chemical Landmark

... The development of deep-tank fermentation by Pfizer which enabled the mass production of ... June 12, 2008. The development of deep-tank fermentation represented a turning point in modern medicine, ... acid without using citrus. Currie knew that fermentation of a fungus, or mold, called Aspergillis niger ...

U of I scientists aim to overcome allergic reactions to soy

... we see this reduced immunoreactivity? During the fermentation process, proteins are broken down into very small ... Spain, soy was subjected to both solid and liquid fermentation by exposing samples to a number of ... said. Our next step will be to optimize the fermentation conditions to produce zero-tolerance allergens, ...

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

... boost the amount of ethanol produced through the fermentation of sugar. Their study is scheduled for the Oct. 5 ... Perez and colleagues showed that yeast-based fermentation of sugar cane the main source of bioethanol in ... was faster, taking two hours less than standard fermentation methods. The results presented in this report ...

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

... of lower molecular weight oligosaccharides, improving saccharification and fermentation efficiency and consistency. Veretase possesses extreme thermostability and ... and cutting-edge technology in pre-treatment, novel enzyme development, fermentation and project development for next-generation biofuels. Through a joint ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 18, 2008

... penicillin becomes National Historic Chemical Landmark Pfizer's deep-tank fermentation a revolutionary process that enabled mass production of penicillin for ... point in modern medicine. After World War II, Pfizer applied its deep-tank fermentation to manufacture the antibiotics streptomycin and Terramycin, which proved ...

New vegetarian food with several benefits

... and therefore do not require long transports. Tempe is produced through fermentation with the aid of the micro fungus Rhizopus oligosporus. Tempe fermentation originates from Indonesia, but soybeans are used as the raw material ....

Bonn scientists simulate dinosaur digestion in the lab

... for more than 200 million years on earth. The gas formed during the fermentation process presses the plunger out of the syringes. Jrgen Hummel can therefore read the success of the fermentation process directly off their scales. This is measured according to a simple ...

Cryo-Cell to Present Novel Adult Stem Cell Research During 2009 China Medical Biotech Forum

... purification and application; antibody and peptide drug research and clinical application; the latest developments of enzyme engineering and fermentation engineering; as well as regenerative medicine technology research and its standard, nanobiotechnology research. About C'elle The ...

YoCream Announces the First Soft Serve Frozen Yogurt With Beneficial Probiotics Clinically Proven to Strengthen the Digestive System.

... of years," stated Suzanne Gardner, YoCream Director of Marketing, "Since the 1970's, YoCream has cultured its frozen yogurt through a traditional fermentation process resulting in high culture counts in all of our frozen yogurt products." Now, clinical studies have scientifically proven and documented ...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Key to Fetal Development - Possible Mercury Contamination Concerns in Some Fish Oil Avoided With Plant-based DHA in PreNexa(R) Prenatal Vitamins

... States Food and Drug Administration and is used in 97 percent of infant formulas(8, 14). The DHA in PreNexa (R) is derived from algae grown in fermentation tanks and processed in a closed and controlled manufacturing process in an FDA-inspected facility offering high standards of quality control. ...

SAFC Pharma's St. Louis HPAPI Conjugates Facility Receives SafeBridge Certification

... a cGMP pilot plant and kilo-lab capacity at the Madison facility, completed in early 2008; a $29 million investment to expand bacterial and fungal fermentation derived HPAPI capacity at Jerusalem, Israel, due for completion in early 2010; and a $30 million investment to build a new commercial-scale HPAPI ...

Microscopic manufacturers produce eco-friendly plastics

... on using bacteria to transform this waste into bioplastics known as polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs). PHAs are linear polyesters produced by bacterial fermentation of sugar or lipids (fats). They are produced by the bacteria to store carbon and energy. More than 150 different monomers can be combined within this ...

Early Detection of Melanoma Plus Regular Skin Exams is Vital For Beating Disease

... found in the skins of grapes (part of the plant's immune system), has potent anti-cancer properties and becomes concentrated in red wine during the fermentation process. Avoiding other forms of alcohol other than red wine, as alcohol in general is detrimental to a person's health in many ways and ...

Diabetics May Soon Have Low-Sugar Vegetable Juice

... Liu, of Jilin University in Changchun, said in an American Chemical Society news release. Liu and colleague Heqin Xing found that LAB-induced fermentation reduced sugar content in the vegetable juice by changing carbohydrates into lactic acid. The increased acidity of the juice inhibits the growth of ...

Most bacteria from craft goat's cheese come from lactic acid and could be beneficial for health

... acid, beneficial for health Martn Platero highlights that this type of bacteria "could be especially beneficial for human health, as they cause fermentation in lactose, acidify the PH and therefore prevent development of pathogen microorganisms". Part of the microorganisms produce numerous antimicrobial ...

DSM Joins the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute(R)'s Pharmaceutical Roundtable

... advanced intermediates, registered materials and active pharmaceutical ingredients. Our technologies include biocatalysis, homogeneous catalysis, fermentation and chiral technologies. DSM delivers comprehensive custom manufacturing services to the spectrum of pharmaceutical companies including emerging ...

Upsher-Smith Laboratories Launches Prenexa.com to Support Prenatal Nutrition and Health

... Free PreNexa™ samples for healthcare providers Advantages of Plant-Based DHA Plant-based DHA is derived directly from algae grown in fermentation tanks. This avoids the worries you may have about oceanborne contaminants or toxins, which may be associated with fish-based DHA.(7) Fish-based DHA ...

Amanzi Tea offers free, natural 'Flu Shots' to New Yorkers

... for everyone, so come down and see us, all are welcome." Green tea has long been known to protect against certain types of cancer, but the fermentation process involved in making black tea was thought to destroy the protective compounds. Now researchers in Britain and Italy have found that when ...

Breakthrough "Neuro Nutrition" Targets the Brain and Vagus Nerve To Boost the Body's Immune, Hormone and Neurological Systems

... this approach is revolutionary and so effective is because these nutrient-rich whole food concentrates are created through a proprietary four-stage fermentation process that mimics human digestion. This creates tiny nano-scale super nutrients that bypass normal digestion processes for instant absorption by ...

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

... are toxic, the researchers note. The researchers coated hemp and sisal fibers with nano-sized particles of bacterial cellulose through a special fermentation process. The coated sisal fibers showed much better adhesion properties than the original fibers without losing their mechanical properties, ideal ...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings examines link between bacteria in the digestive system and obesity

... expenditure. Another animal study reviewed by the authors focused on the gene content of the gut microbiota in mice. Finding more end products of fermentation and fewer calories in the feces of obese mice led researchers to speculate that the gut microbiota in the obese mice help extract additional calories ...

Apple pectin, apple juice extracts shown to have anticarcinogenic effects on colon

... apple pectin and polyphenol-rich apple juice components actually enhance biological mechanisms that produce anticarcinogenic compounds during the fermentation process. Using human fecal matter as the test substance, German researchers Dr. Dieter Schrenk, M.D. and his colleagues hypothesized that the ...

Tropical Traditions Announces New Organic Raw Coconut Water Vinegar

... vinegars that are produced with white refined sugar, Tropical Traditions Coconut Water uses only certified organic Muscabado whole cane sugar in the fermentation of their vinegar, grown by a cooperative of small-scale family farmers in the Philippines. The sugar is also Fair Trade certified. Muscabado sugar is ...

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

... could have beneficial effects in reducing risks of obesity and diabetes. - MTS ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chemical Composition, in Vitro fermentation Characteristics, and in Vivo Digestibility Responses by Dogs to Select Corn Fibers DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT ARTICLE http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf073073b ...

Transporters may help delay diabetes-related retinal damage

... indicates it has a tumor-suppressive role. In the colon, SMCT1 transports short-chain fatty acids such as butyrate, which is generated by bacterial fermentation of dietary fiber. The transporter is silenced in colon cancer but when colon cancer cells are forced to express it, they die in the presence of ...

Abbott's Environmental Protection Initiatives Again Recognized by the State of Illinois

... waste disposal, energy and raw material costs." Abbott was recognized for implementing pollution prevention projects at its pharmaceutical fermentation manufacturing operations in North Chicago, Ill., in 2006. These included making changes to two manufacturing processes that saved more than 3 million ...

GenPrime Initiates External Clinical Trials of its Bacterial Contamination Test for Rapid Detection of Bacteria in Platelets

... becoming the leading provider of innovative technologies for a secure and healthy world. It currently provides products to the homeland security, and fermentation sciences industries. The Company is currently gearing up for its largest product launch yet, a highly sought after bacterial test for blood products ...

Frutarom Acquires Gewurzmuller, a Company Specializing in Unique Savory Flavors

... food. Blessing Biotech develops, produces and markets starter cultures, which are natural products based on microbiological processes, mainly fermentation of microorganisms and enzymes, and which are used to manufacture food, especially meat, dairy and baked goods. Starter cultures enable ...

AMRI and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Launch Major Research Collaboration

... diverse natural product collections, integrated with follow-on technologies in high-throughput screening, medicinal chemistry lead optimization and fermentation scale up, AMRI is uniquely and ideally suited to help the Foundation identify and develop potential new medicines." The collaboration with CFFT ...

Transformed Pizzas- for Those Who Mix Health and Pleasure

... baking, Moore tested the effect of different fermentation times, ranging from zero to 48 hours, on antioxidant properties. Longer fermentation times also boosted antioxidant levels, in some ... longer baking time, higher temperature and longer fermentation — also will have an antioxidant boosting effect ...

Celebrating Christmas With Wine – The Elixir of the God

... of grapes, and subjected to the same process of fermentation to make wine; yet grapes are most suited because ... which is either present or absent during the fermentation process. It is often stated, older the wine the ... black grapes, acquires the red color due to the fermentation process that retains the skin of the grapes. ...

Tamiflu substrate produced from Bioengineered Bacteria

... use genetically bioengineered E.coli bacterium to produce shikimic acid by fermentation method. fermentation procedures uses cheap carbohydrate source which will be used by the ...

Cancer Cells Reprogram Energy Needs To Grow And Spread

... blocks the action of HIF-1, a protein that the Hopkins group discovered in 1992. Cells normally make HIF-1 only under low oxygen conditions, when fermentation is necessary to make energy. However, in the absence of VHL, HIF-1 is active even when oxygen is plentiful and switches on genes that help a cell ...

Anti Cancer Drug from Blue Green Algae

... gunk into gold—cancer fighting gold. "It was simply too difficult to use the native blue-green algae for high-level production using traditional fermentation approaches," said Sherman. But the compound, called cryptophycin 1, held so much promise as an anti-cancer drug that organic chemists got busy trying ...

Party Over –now Its How to Get Ove’ the Hangove!

... seem to be less intoxicating than the more mature deeper coloured alcoholic drinks, that have more ‘congeners’. Congeners are toxic byproducts of the fermentation process and are seen more in the more aged drinks, comment experts. Being cautious certainly helps before you reach out for the next cup of wine ...

Xylitol To Be Produced By Genetically Engineered E. Coli

... Finland and China says Saha, at the ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria. This study was done at the center's fermentation Biotechnology Research Unit. In this study Saha and colleagues used an approach called metabolic pathway engineering to retool the enzyme-making ...

High-Tech Microbes Bolsters Natural Sweetener Production

... mint flavor; helps fight cavity-causing bacteria, and can pass through the human gut without involving insulin. In studies at the center's fermentation Biotechnology Research Unit, Saha and colleagues used an approach called metabolic pathway engineering to retool the enzyme-making machinery of E. ...

Drinking Red Wine Cuts Risk of Colorectal Cancer

... by 68 percent but white wine did not. The resveratrol content of wine is related to the length of time the grape skins are present during the fermentation process. 'The concentration is significantly higher in red wine than in white wine, because the skins are removed earlier during white-wine ...

IBS Sufferers Benefited by Non-Absorbable Antibiotics

... its cause. In the Dec 2000 issue of American Journal of Gastroenterology, Pimentel linked bloating, the most common symptom of IBS, to bacterial fermentation by giving lactulose breath tests to participants. This test monitors the level of hydrogen and methane on the breath and showed evidence that ...
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