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SAFC to Expand High-Potency API Fermentation Capabilities

$29 Million Expansion of Israel Manufacturing Site ST. LOUIS, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAFC(R), a member of the Sigma-Aldrich(TM) Group (Nasdaq: SIAL ), has announced a $29 million investment to significantly expand its drug substance capabilities in high-potency biologic...

Glossary for The BioPharm Guide to Fermentation and Cell Culture

Many of these terms have more general definitions as well. Those given here are specific to their application in cell culture and fermentation. absorption Removing a particular antibody or antigen from a sample (from serum, for example) by a...

Optimizing Your Benchscale Fermentation Process

An advanced new benchtop fermentor and cell culture bioreactor system has been developed, which for the first time enables you to optimize process control by integrating data from up to 11 external devices*. This means that data from your scales, gas analyze...

E. coli Fermentation Using a BioFlo 110 Bench-Top Fermentor

Introduction This Application Report is part of a series documenting culture growth in the BioFlo 110. With appropriate vessels and control modules, the BioFlo 110 can be used to efficiently grow mammalian cells, plant cells, insect cells, y...

P. pastoris Fermentation using a BioFlo 110 Benchtop Fermentor

Introduction This Application Report is part of a series documenting culture growth in the BioFlo 110. With appropriate vessels and control modules, the BioFlo 110 can efficiently grow yeast and bacteria, as well as mammalian, plant cell...

140-Fold Increase of Protein Achieved in Pichia Fermentation

NBS microbiologists recently assisted researchers at the University of California in achieving a 140-fold increase in protein production from a recombinant strain of Pichia pastoris yeast. Top yields by the researchers thus far had been 1.4 mg/L of a throm-bomod...

High Yield Protein Production from Pichia pastoris Yeast: A Protocol for Benchtop Fermentation

By Julia Cino, PhD Introduction Over the last several decades, geneticists have learned how to manipulate DNA to identify, excise, move and place genes into a variety of organisms that are quite different genetically from the source organism. A ma...

Microbia Names John McCarthy to Senior Management Team

... the production of sustainable, specialty ingredients and biomaterials from fermentation technology, has appointed John A. McCarthy Jr. as Senior Vice President Cor... the production of sustainable, specialty ingredients and biomaterials from fermentation technology, has appointed John A. McCarthy Jr. as Senior Vice President Cor...

BP and Verenium Announce Vercipia Biofuels to Advance the Commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol

...imal health markets. The Company possesses integrated, end-to-end capabilities and cutting-edge technology in pre-treatment, novel enzyme development, fermentation and project development for next-generation biofuels. Through Vercipia, the Company is moving rapidly to commercialize cellulosic technology for the p...

LS9's UltraClean Diesel Exceeds United States & Brazilian Fuels Specifications

... movement." LS9 has engineered a one-step fermentation process that uses patent-pending DesignerMicrobes&... is the only renewable diesel produced directly by fermentation from carbohydrate. "By producing renewab...n transportation fuels, LS9's proprietary one-step fermentation process is capable of producing chemicals used in ...

Verenium Completes Amendment to 8% Senior Convertible Notes

...imal health markets. The Company possesses integrated, end-to-end capabilities and cutting-edge technology in pre-treatment, novel enzyme development, fermentation and project development for next-generation biofuels. Through a joint venture with BP, the Company is moving rapidly to commercialize its proprietary ...

New Probiotics Bacteria Supplier ProbioFerm, LLC Provides the Highest Quality Beneficial Bacteria Available for Product Development

...s a one-stop manufacturing company. From contract fermentation to developing custom blends of high quality bacte...finished goods. The companys state-of-the-art fermentation equipment is able to provide bench top fermentation service and scale up to larger production runs. Th...

ForteBio Launches Two Revolutionary High-Throughput, Label-Free Instruments: The Octet(R) RED384 and the Octet QK384

...his fast time-to-result is important for bioprocess and cell line development researchers because it will enable them to monitor their bioreactors and fermentation cultures in real time. Additionally, our new label-free instruments enable researchers to perform protein kinetic screening and characterization on a ...

Israeli scientists show bacteria can plan ahead

...rned' to get ready for a serving of maltose after a lactose appetizer. Another microorganism that experiences consistent changes is wine yeast. As fermentation progresses, sugar and acidity levels change, alcohol levels rise, and the yeast's environment heats up. Although the system was somewhat more complica...

Pasteuria Bioscience Receives EPA Registration for Nematode Control

...ped a revolutionary new technology that allows the rapid and cost-effective growth of multiple strains of Pasteuria manufactured through traditional fermentation methods. The Society of Nematology and other organizations estimate global crop losses due to nematodes at $100 billion annually making it agricu...

Genomatica Produces Pure BDO From Natural Sugars

... The new process begins with producing BDO in fermentation broths generated by microbes engineered to directl...w that its organisms can directly produce BDO in a fermentation broth from sugars; next, to show that the yield an...finally, to show that BDO can be purified from the fermentation broth using a cost-effective and scalable process....

Microbia, Inc. Names Alex Chu as Vice President of Process Development

... the production of sustainable, specialty ingredients and biomaterials from fermentation technology, announced that Alex Chu has joined the company as vice presiden... biotechnology company applying proprietary metabolic engineering utilizing fermentation technology to create cost-effective, renewable specialty ingredients and bi...

LS9 and Procter & Gamble Launch Sustainable Chemicals Partnership

...tible with existing fuel distribution infrastructure, as well as high-value industrial chemicals. LS9 is the pioneer in the commercial development of fermentation derived hydrocarbon biofuels and its patent-pending Renewable Petroleum(TM) products are custom engineered in the lab to address immediate market need...

Verenium Announces Organizational Changes

...imal health markets. The Company possesses integrated, end-to-end capabilities and cutting-edge technology in pre-treatment, novel enzyme development, fermentation and project development for next-generation biofuels. Through a joint venture with BP, the Company is moving rapidly to commercialize its proprietary ...

Microbia, Inc. Names Mike Doyle as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Nutrition Ingredients

... the production of sustainable, specialty ingredients and biomaterials from fermentation technology, has announced that Mike Doyle has joined the company as senior ... the production of sustainable, specialty ingredients and biomaterials from fermentation technology, has appointed Mike Doyle to the newly created position of senio...

BASF Set To Commercialize pro-t-action(TM) Eliminating Caries Causing Bacteria From the Mouth

...ancement in white biotechnology otherwise known as industrial biotechnology. In white biotechnology, BASF combines broad expertise in biocatalysis and fermentation technology with core competencies in chemistry, process know-how and application technology to create novel solutions for customers. The focus of this...

AV-1011 Bird Repellent to Protect Rice Seed Approved for Use in Louisiana and Missouri

...erimmune eggs with markets in human and animal nutrition; and Bio-Technical Resources (Manitowoc, WI) which develops processes and products based upon fermentation technology such as glucosamine, N -acetylglucosamine and natamycin. ...

Crisis Exemption Granted to Market Avipel(R) Corn Seed Treatment in Louisiana

...erimmune eggs with markets in human and animal nutrition; and Bio-Technical Resources (Manitowoc, WI) which develops processes and products based upon fermentation technology such as glucosamine, N-acetylglucosamine and natamycin. ...

New Genomatica Chemical Process Targets Ailing Ethanol Assets

...signs the complete process to produce the chemical and drives costly inefficiencies from every stage of the process, from raw material preparation and fermentation to separation and purification. "With this second breakthrough, Genomatica has proven an important component of the technology: to predict and ...

Genencor Launches Accellerase(R) 1500, Next Step Toward Scale-Up of Cellulosic Ethanol

...is critical to the hydrolysis step of converting biomass to ethanol or other biochemicals. In this step, plant material is broken down into sugars for fermentation to ethanol. Genencor supplies Accellerase(R) as part of its dual-strategy to drive forward the cellulosic ethanol industry, which includes its d...

InVitria Among Leading Innovators in Cell Culture Media According to Top Biotechnology Publication

...rticle is InVitria's Lysobac™, a cell lysis reagent used in microbial fermentation to improve recombinant protein yield and deliver consistent quality, as wel...nVitria is committed to improving our customers' cell culture and bacterial fermentation performance by producing safe, consistent and affordable components," ...

Verenium Announces First Commercial Cellulosic Ethanol Project

...own into fermentable sugars using acid or enzymatic hydrolysis and industrial enzymes, after which the sugars are fermented into ethanol using various fermentation organisms. Ethanol produced from cellulosic biomass is believed to have many benefits over first-generation ethanol including, the use of non-food fee...

Bioamber announces world's first bio-based succinic acid plant: helping to reduce dependence on fossil fuels

...ent of Energy's proprietary E. coli bacterium, which is under exclusive license to DNP Green Technology and has been optimized by Bioamber. Bioamber's fermentation technology is cost competitive with the petrochemical processes. Bioamber's revolutionary platform also offers an important environmental advantage: i...

ETS Laboratories Offers New Process Optimization Tools to the Fuel Ethanol Industry

...cation of contaminating microorganisms during wine fermentation and aging. With this additional license ETS will p...s, enabling targeted intervention and reduction in fermentation losses due to microbial contamination. While D...isms commonly associated with contamination of the fermentation process. The kit can be used as part of a turnkey...

DuPont Applied BioSciences Selects MBI to Collaborate on Process Development and Scale-Up for New Bio-based Product

...es and companies involved in sustainable technologies to bridge the gap between research and commercial applications. With over 25 years experience in fermentation technologies and process scale-up, MBI bundles a full spectrum of science, engineering, operational, and business expertise with an integrated infrast...

CBDM.T, the Market and Business Intelligence Company Reviews the Biofuel Market

...transport of the biomass raw material, preprocessing or "pretreatment", enzymatic conversion of pretreated plant material to sugars, and the fermentation of a mixed sugar stream. Many advances have been made in each of these areas over the past several years, greatly improving the likelihood that cellul...

CBDM.T, the Market and Business Intelligence Company Reviews the Biofuel Market

...transport of the biomass raw material, preprocessing or "pretreatment", enzymatic conversion of pretreated plant material to sugars, and the fermentation of a mixed sugar stream. Many advances have been made in each of these areas over the past several years, greatly improving the likelihood that cellul...

LS9, Inc. Appoints Bill Haywood Chief Executive Officer

...e with existing fuel distribution and consumer infrastructure and high value industrial chemicals. LS9 is the pioneer in the commercial development of fermentation derived hydrocarbon biofuels and its patent-pending Renewable Petroleum(TM) products are custom engineered in the lab to address immediate market need...

InVitria Touts Product Advantages at Cambridge's Cell Culture Conference

...onsistent compared to chicken lysozyme and provides higher recombinant protein yield compared with mechanical cell lysis. Lysobac is used in bacterial fermentation to improve recombinant protein yields.(see http://www.Lysobac.com ) (1) Huang et al. Bioactive Recombinant Human Lactoferrin Stimulates Mammalian C...

CBDM.T, The Market and Business Intelligence Company Reviews The Biomanufacturing Market

...gen, Ontak, Enbrel and yeast: Novolog, Twinrix Pediarix…). Microbial fermentation is used when smaller and less complex molecules with no post-translational ...ge of in-house manufacturing. For both mammalian cell culture and microbial fermentation capacities, product development companies currently control 70 to 80% of th...

Brewing better beer: Scientists determine the genomic origins of lager yeasts

... Yeast, the essential microorganism for fermentation in the brewing of beer, converts carbohydrates into alcohol and other products that influence appearance, aroma, and taste. In a study published onli...

InVitria Sponsors Cambridge Healthtech's Optimizing Cell Culture Development Conference

...t and more consistent compared to chicken lysozyme and provides higher protein yield compared with mechanical cell lysis. Lysobac is used in bacterial fermentation to improve recombinant protein yields. (see http://www.Lysobac.com ) For more information about the InVitria line of products, please e-mail info@...

InVitria Further Strengthens Sales Team with Promotion of Brandy Sargent to Account Manager - Western United States

...t and more consistent compared to chicken lysozyme and provides higher protein yield compared with mechanical cell lysis. Lysobac is used in bacterial fermentation to improve recombinant protein yields. ...

InVitria Expands Sales Team

...nologies) and Serologicals as he works with customers to help them achieve advantages in their operations, including mammalian cell culture, bacterial fermentation and biopharmaceutical formulation, as well as other applications. "I couldn't be happier about this newest stage in my professional journey," said M...

POET Announces That Cellulosic Ethanol Pilot Facility Will Be Operational This Year

...ture of cellulosic ethanol than ever before. "In the past few months, our scientists have been able to achieve significant ethanol percentages in fermentation and improve the yield of ethanol from biomass. Additionally, in our work with farmers and agricultural equipment manufacturers, we had a very successf...
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