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Genesis of SUPAC

...ng and variation in instrumentation type. Problems crop up during scale up because at R&D scale the product is developed using fairly standard equipment and under controlled conditions compared to production level. The ultimate success of a product, to a great extent is determined by how easily and cost-e...

Chemical in Gila monster's saliva yields Alzheimer drug

...a of the venomous Gila monster is one of a growing crop of new drugs that are being developed to improve memory and learning. The bite of the Gila monster, a native lizard to the southwest United States and Mexico, can be deadly but its saliva also contains a chemical which acts on a previously unknown re...

Hearty tomatoes

...n introduced into //the plastids of a fertile food crop and transferred to the next generation. Plants have DNA in three places in their cells: most is concentrated in the nucleus, with a smaller amount in mitochondria and chloroplasts. Traditionally, geneticists place genes into nuclear DNA, but the DN...

Withering related to impotence

...r requirements which could impact significantly on crop productivity," he said."The opening and closing of stomata control evaporation and impact on humidity and ultimately on climate," he said. "But our knowledge about the mechanism by which they do this is sparse." He said that there was great interest...

Glivec the hot cancer drug from Novartis

...5 are expected to debut by 2006. Among the current crop are Zelmac, a drug for irritable-bowel syndrome;eczema treatment Elidel; and Zometa, a treatment for bone metastases....

Genetically modified rice faces strong protests in Asia

...d, "Rice is the world's most important staple food crop and we simply cannot allow a small number of biotechnology companies and GE scientists to determine the future of rice development. GE rice is not a solution to world hunger. It poses unacceptable risks to health and the environment, as well as to pe...

Mexico and US border attain a new outlook due to BiNational Sustainability Laboratory

...oint venture on developing border crossing sensor, crop development in arid regions thereby this will facilitate them to chare their cultures. This would bring together researchers from both the government and private universities to work together. They can develop goods which can be marketed and help i...

Queensland Bans OTC Sales Of Cold And Flu Drugs

...cold and flu drugs so that amphetamine labs do not crop up all over the state. "We believe that more stringent point of sale control on these medicines is necessary to help combat the manufacture of illicit drugs in Queensland," Mr Robertson said. “The continued diversion of medicines containing pseudoeph...

Fungal toxins infected corn the reason for congenital defects

...ak of neural tube defects occurred during the same crop year as epizootics, attributed to exposure to fumonisin, a mycotoxin produced by the molds Fusarium verticillioides that often contaminates corn, according to the article. The type of the study was population-based case control study, in which th...

Food Grains Project To Tackle Malnutrition In India

... for a project to test the feasibility of changing crop by breeding plants with improved micronutrient content. These plants species could be natural, selected and marked for higher content of iron and zinc or vitamins. They could be through the import of germ plasm from a member nation. They could be t...

Needed, more space for women's sexual identity on marquees

...ate houses to put their money and faith in the new crop of independent filmmakers. There is, however, no love lost between the forbearer of the new uprising and the upholders of the old bastions. Many critics waste no time in labeling them as few wannabe independent filmmakers who could not make it in Ho...

Bio-Technology Initiatives to Feed Research On Sorghum Crop

...ake forward the research on the ubiquitous sorghum crop that is the only succor to a starved African popul...enture, targeting sorghum, a widely known U.S. row crop that finds use in animal feed, cereals and industrial products, will now be researched to cater to a...

The Multi-Faceted Chemical Benzene

...the southeastern state of Andhra Pradesh, said his crop survived an attack of pests which had resisted other remedies. He said that the pest became numb and fell to the ground. Later an Indian parliamentary panel upheld a report by an environment group that said beverages made by Coca-Cola and PepsiCo con...

Sexual dysfunction does not spare even the young men.

...s, because a whole host of associated problems can crop up due to erectile dysfunction if left untreated. ED is known to trigger problems of depression, anxiety and decreased sexual satisfaction. The survey also revealed that the young men resorted to alcohol, drugs in combination with ED medications to b...

Promise for Soya Allergy Sufferers

...owitz, emeritus professor of plant genetics in the crop sciences department at the U. of I. ‘We are releasing this information with no patents so that companies and breeders involved with soybeans can incorporate these two lines as quickly as possible,’ Hymowitz said. Companies in Japan, Canada and acro...

Spine Gourd Variety Helpful For Diabetics Is Ready For Commercial Cultivation

...ltivation. Spine gourd is a nutritious vegetable crop locally known as Meetha Karela, Khekhsa, Padora an...ix years,' ICAR said in a statement Tuesday. The crop is popular among the farmers due to its nutritional value and its shelf life. If Kankoda seeds are o...

Organic Farming May Increase The Output Of Apples In Himachal

...adopting organic farming. Apple is the main cash crop of Himachal Pradesh and, along with neighbouring Jammu and Kashmir and Uttaranchal, the state accounts for almost the entire apple production of the country. But the Indian apple is not able to compete with the best in the international market as i...

Banana in grave danger of extinction!

... The problem lies in the fact that the Cavendish crop has been threatened by pandemics of diseases such as that caused by the black sigatoka fungus, the New Scientist reported in its latest issue. The main hope for survival of the variety lies in developing new hybrids resistant to the fungus, but th...

Engineering Nutrient-Rich Plants Made For Feasible By New Findings

...w in soils considered marginal and also increasing crop biomass in soils now in cultivation, more feasible... benefits such as increased seedling vigor, higher crop yields and resistance to disease," Guerinot said. Source: Eurekalert...

"Tarakeswar Alu"- buy potatoes online !!

...old under the brand name Tarakeswar Alu though the crop would be procured from Hooghly (where Tarakeshwar ...rs, farmers often get poor prices as they sell the crop from the field itself irrespective of demand. The minister said about eight million tonnes of potato...

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