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Lixte Biotechnology Holdings' Lead Compound, LB-1.2, Enhances the Effectiveness of Standard Cancer Chemotherapy in Animal Models

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lixte Biotechnology Holdings (OTC Bulletin Board: LIXT) announced today that investigators of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health and Lixte r...

Sundia's Animal Facility Passed Client and Government Inspection

SHANGHAI, June 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sundia MediTech Company, a Shanghai-based integrated pharmaceutical contract research company, announced today that its animal facility in Shanghai has passed the audit from a major European Pharmaceutical Company. The Sundia management and staff are pra...

Vaxart Begins Animal Testing of H1N1 Flu Vaccine Candidate

SAN FRANCISCO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaxart, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development of oral vaccines, announced today that the company has created a candidate vaccine for H1N1 influenza (swine flu). On Saturday, May 23, Vaxart began testing for immune responses in animals, just ...

STEMCELL Technologies Introduces a New Animal Component-Free, Serum-Free Medium for Culturing Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells

STEMCELL Technologies, Inc. today announced the release of MesenCult®-ACF Medium , the first defined, animal component-free (ACF) and serum-free medium for culturing human mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) April 28, 2009 -- STEMCELL Technol...

Midwest Research Institute Expands in Kansas to Support Regional Economic Development in Animal Health, Biosecurity, and Bioenergy Sectors

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the nation's leading independent research institutes is expanding in Kansas as the region's scientific assets align to support the critical mission of protecting the American food supply and to develop urgently needed bioenergy solutio...

VisualSonics to Sell Mauna Kea Technologies' Cellvizio(R) LAB on a Worldwide Basis to Animal Imaging Market

PARIS and TORONTO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ - Mauna Kea Technologies and VisualSonics today announced that they have entered an exclusive distribution agreement through which VisualSonics will market and sell Cellvizio LAB high resolution in vivo imaging systems to pre-clinical researchers on a world...

SAFC Biosciences(TM) Completes Conversion of Lenexa Media Milling Facility to Animal Component Free

Customer Demand for ACF Manufacturing Drives Aggressive Conversion Program ST. LOUIS, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAFC Biosciences(TM), a leading provider of cell culture materials and services for upstream and downstream processes in the biopharmaceutical industry and a business segme...

EUCODIS Bioscience and Lohmann Animal Health Announce Achievement of Major Development Milestone

VIENNA, Austria and CUXHAVEN, Germany, February 26 /PRNewswire/ -- EUCODIS Bioscience, a company developing proteins for the chemical industry, and Lohmann Animal Health (LAH), a company developing and marketing products for animal nutrition and animal health, today announced the achievement o...

ABAXIS Announces Worldwide Animal Health Licensing Agreement for Rapid Test Technology

UNION CITY, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABAX ), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis instruments for both the medical and veterinary markets, announced today that it has entered into a license agreement for co-exclusive worldwid...

VIASPACE Plants Biofuel & Animal Feed Grass and Signs Land Lease in China

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC) announced today that it has planted 1.2 million seedlings of its proprietary fast-growing China Giant King Grass near the IPA factory in Guangdong province in China. Giant King Grass is a natural hybrid...

Sigma-Aldrich Introduces MISSION(R) In VIVO QUALITY and iScale Oligos(TM) siRNA, a Superior Quality siRNA Designed for RNAi Research in Animal Models

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL ) announced today the global release of MISSION(R) In VIVO QUALITY and iScale Oligos(TM) siRNA. MISSION(R) In VIVO QUALITY and iScale Oligos(TM) siRNA are expected to allow researchers to successfully take the next step in ...

LI-COR Biosciences and Euthanex Corporation Provide Anesthesia System for Small Animal Imaging

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- LI-COR(R) Biosciences in partnership with Euthanex Corporation announces the addition of an anesthesia system to LI-COR's small animal imaging platforms. The standard anesthesia system includes all the hardware components required to connect to the Pearl ...

Small Animal Imaging Market: Biospace Lab Wins Frost & Sullivan Accolade for Its Successful Product Line Strategy

LONDON and PARIS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Frost & Sullivan European Preclinical Small Animal Imaging Product Line Strategy of the Year Award is presented to Biospace Lab for keeping abreast of market requirements with its strong product portfolio. The company's outstanding product line...

Caliper Launches Small Animal Molecular Imaging System Enabling Real-Time Video Observation

- New IVIS Kinetic System Extends Application Breadth of Market-Leading IVIS Instrument Family - - Imaging Products Continue to Drive Revenue Growth - HOPKINTON, Mass., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP ), a leading prov...

LI-COR August 27th On-Line Webinar Introduces New Approach to Small Animal In Vivo Imaging

LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- LI-COR announces its second webinar in its training and education series. The 30-minute seminar, Advances in In Vivo Imaging: Near Infrared Optical Imaging of Mice, will be held on August 27th at 11:00 a.m. CDT. Near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence offers d...

Schering-Plough Announces Closing of Planned Divestiture of Selected Animal Health Products

KENILWORTH, N.J., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today announced the successful closing of its previously announced transaction with Virbac, S.A. to divest animal health products from selected franchises. These divestments were requested by the Europ...

Neogen Acquires Product Line From DuPont Animal Health Solutions

LANSING, Mich., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG ) announced today that it has acquired a product line used in animal health and hygiene applications from DuPont Animal Health Solutions (DAHS). The asset purchase includes 14 different product formulations, alo...

LI-COR Biosciences Introduces Near-Infrared Small Animal Imager

LINCOLN, Neb., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Pearl(TM) In Vivo Imaging System for small animal and whole organ imaging offers superior near-infrared (NIR) results in less than 30 seconds. The Pearl Imager is optimized for use with LI-COR IRDye(R) Infrared Dyes, the proven performers for NIR ...

DuPont Expands Animal Health Solutions Business in Asia

New Plant in Shenzhen, China, and Existing Site in India Boost Biosecurity Offering SHENZHEN, China, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont has expanded its biosecurity offering in Asia with a new DuPont Animal Health Solutions facility here. The plant produces V...

Kiwa Bio-Tech Confirms Joint Venture Agreement With Shijiazhuang Huaxing Animal Medicine Co., Ltd.

BEIJING and CLAREMONT, Calif., May 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: KWBT) announced finalization of an agreement establishing a joint venture company capable of producing Kiwa's AF-01 anti-viral product. On May 9, General Manag...

Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health Outlines Strength of the Combination

First batch of bluetongue Bovilis BTV8 vaccine released to supply Northern European countries BOXMEER, Netherlands, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health (NYSE: SGP ) released the first batch of Bovilis BTV8 vaccine against bluetong...

Schering-Plough Announces Planned Divestiture of Select Animal Health Products in Europe

KENILWORTH, N.J., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today announced two agreements to divest animal health products from 12 product franchises in Europe. These agreements are in connection with conditions set forth by the European Commission as part o...

Pfizer Animal Health and NTRA Charities Team Up to Benefit the Barbaro Memorial Fund

Promotions Support Fund's Goal of Finding a Cure for Laminitis NEW YORK, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfizer Animal Health and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) have joined forces to help fund laminitis research through the NTRA Charities - Barbaro Memorial Fund. The partners...

Kiwa Bio-Tech Animal Feed Volume Increased 25% in Fourth Quarter of 2007

BEIJING and CLAREMONT, Calif., Jan. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: KWBT) reports that the volume of bio-enhanced feed products sold during the fourth quarter of 2007 strengthened over the third quarter of 2007 and increased 25%...

Merial to Screen Chimerix' Chemical Library for Animal Health Drug Leads

DULUTH, Ga. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Merial Limited and Chimerix, Inc. announced today that they have signed an agreement under which Merial will screen a Chimerix chemical library for animal health drug leads. Under the terms of this agreement, Merial has an o...

Study Shows Coronado Biosciences' Bcl-2 Inhibitor, Apogossypol, is More Efficacious, Less Toxic than Gossypol in Animal Models

Published Paper Provides Rationale for Continued Development of CNDO103 as Cancer Treatment SAN DIEGO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Coronado Biosciences Inc. today announced the publication of data demonstrating that the Bcl-2 inhibitor, Apogossypol, effectively killed a v...

Animal Protection Groups Condemn FDA's Endorsement of Animal Cloning

Animal Groups Say Greenlighting Production of Cloned Animals for Food is Irresponsible and Unethical; Research Finds Cloning Detrimental to Animals' Well-being WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Sanctuary, the nation's leading farm animal protection organization, in associ...

Collaborative Biosecurity Research Initiative Launched to Target Animal and Public Health Threats Nationally

OLATHE, Kan., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kansas Bioscience Authority has launched a $2.5 million initiative to bring together researchers nationwide to create products that protect Americans from the intentional use of animal-borne diseases to disrupt the national economy or to inf...

Smithfield Foods, Inc. Statement Regarding Animal Cloning

SMITHFIELD, Va., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In response to the Federal Drug Administration's announcement today that meat products from cloned animals are safe for human consumption, Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD ) reiterated earlier statements that the company is not planning to p...

Researchers use magnetism to target cells to animal arteries

Scientists have used magnetic fields and tiny iron-bearing particles to drive healthy cells to targeted sites in blood vessels. The research, done in animals, may lead to a new method of delivering cells and genes to repair injured or diseased organs in people. The study team, led by Robert J. ...

Kiwa Signs Letter of Intent with Huaxing Animal Medicine

BEIJING and CLAREMONT, Calif., Dec. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: KWBT), ("the Company" and "Kiwa") announced that it has signed Letter of Intent with Shijiazhuang Huaxing Animal Medicine Co., Ltd. ("Huaxing") on December 18, ...

Odyssey Thera Granted U.S. Patent for Animal Imaging

SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Odyssey Thera, Inc. announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted U.S. Patent No. 7,306,914, entitled "Protein-fragment Complementation Assays (PCA) in whole animals: applications to drug efficacy, ADME, cancer biology, im...

InVitria's Animal Free Lacromin(TM) Provides a Cost-Effective Improvement Over Transferrin

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- InVitria has released data that shows that Lacromin, a recombinant growth factor for cell culture media outperforms transferrin and provides a cost-effective solution to rising transferrin costs. Because Lacromin is produced in a completely animal-fr...

Nobel Award in Medicine Holds Strong Messsage for Animal Activists

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The announcement of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine underscores the importance of laboratory animals in biomedical research. Americans for Medical Progress congratulates Mario R. Capecchi, Martin J. Evans and Oliver Smithies as ...

BoVir(R) Named Best New Veterinary Diagnostics Product in International Animal Pharm Awards

NAAS, Ireland, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A highly sensitive, easy-to-use test that accurately detects bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) was selected as the Best New Veterinary Product for Diagnostics in the annual Animal Pharm Awards. BoVir(R) BVDV real time PCR test was selected for its excelle...

First electrophysical recording of sleep in a wild animal

In the first experiment to record the electrophysiology of sleep in a wild animal, three-toed sloths carrying miniature electroencephalogram recorders slept 9.63 hours per day6 hours less than captive sloths did, reports an international team of researchers working on the Smithsonian Tropical Rese...

Human stem cells grown free of animal contamination

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers led by stem-cell pioneer James Thomson have grown two proof-of-concept human cell cultures under cleaner and better-defined lab conditions than previous cultures. The research, published in the journal Nature Biotechnology, could pave the way for stem-...

Covance spars with animal rights activists

Madison, Wis. - The building of a state-of-the-art medical research facility that could help pharmaceutical and biotech companies test the safety of new drug candidates is being challenged by a vocal contingent of animal rights activists. Slated for construction in Chandler, Ariz., the propose...

LIVE/DEAD Viability/Cytotoxicity Assay for Animal Cells Using the SpectraMax Gemini XS Fluorescence Microplate Reader (MaxLine Application Note #43)

Anne T. Ferguson, Ph.D. Molecular Devices Corporation INTRODUCTION This application note describes the use of the SPECTRAmax GEMINI XS from Molecular Devices to study the performance of the LIVE/DEAD Viability/Cytoxicity Assay Kit for animal cells....

High sensitivity quantitation of metabolites of nitrofuran antibiotics in animal tissue using LC/MS/MS

A sensitive and simple high performance liquid chromatograph tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) method is presented for a simultaneous analysis of the metabolites of four nitrofuran antibiotics in chicken tissue. Abstract The animal meat samples were prepared by ho...
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