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SmartGene's Services for Faster, More Precise Identification of Bacteria and Fungi to be Used by The Johns Hopkins Hospital

RALEIGH, N.C. , July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartGene, Inc., a provider of novel services for the management and analysis of genetic data, today announced that it has entered into an agreement under which The Johns Hopkins Hospital will utilize SmartGene's advanced technology and integrated...

Meso Scale Diagnostics' Point of Care Influenza Test Led to the First Identification of A(H1N1) Swine Flu Infection

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC. (MSD) confirmed today that its investigational influenza test was used in detecting the first identified case of infection with the 2009 A(H1N1) swine flu. The MSD(R) Point of Care Influenza Test, which is being developed under...

Microtest Labs Offers Free Microbial Identification Testing, Free Shipping on Other Tests, to MD&M West Attendees

AGAWAM, Mass., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- To highlight its 20 years of experience as a leader in medical device testing services, Microtest Laboratories ( www.microtestlabs.com ) is offering free microbial identification testing , along with free shipping on other lab tests, to eligible attendees vis...

Isis' Ibis Biosciences Subsidiary Highlights the Power of the Ibis T5000 Pathogen Identification and Characterization System at the ICAAC/IDSA Meeting

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ) announced today that its majority-owned subsidiary, Ibis Biosciences, Inc. (Ibis), and collaborators are presenting research highlighting the ability of the Ibis T5000(TM) Biosensor System to rapidl...

BIO-key(R) Biometric Identification Solution Deployed by McKesson

Dispensing Solution Incorporating Biometrics Will Ensure Safe, Secure and Convenient Access to Patient Medications WALL, N.J., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- BIO-key International, Inc., a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety solutions, today announc...

SACHEM Launches 2-D HPLC e-Learning Program : New e-Learning Program Teaches Scientists How to Better Analyze and Prove Product Purity Through Greater Sensitivity and Precision in Identification of Trace Components

SACHEM announced today the launch of a new displacement chromatography e-Learning program. With the growing popularity of SACHEM’s Isolis™ displacers, SACHEM is offering scientists worldwide the ability to learn more about applying displacement chromatography in two dimensional High P...

Advanced Analytical Unveils New Instrument for Rapid Microbial Identification at BIO 2008

AMES, Iowa, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Analytical Technologies, Inc. (AATI), based in Ames, IA will unveil its newest instrument platform, the DNA PROfiler(TM) system, at BIO 2008. This instrument is being designed to significantly decrease the time to identify infections which could help...

Prescient Medical, Inc. to Present Data on Identification and Treatment of Rupture-Prone Coronary Plaques at EuroPCR 2008

Company Pursues Strategy of Reducing Heart Attack Deaths by Shielding High-Risk Plaques in Coronary Arteries DOYLESTOWN, Pa., May 8 /PRNewswire/ --- Prescient Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company dedicated to reducing deaths from heart attacks, will present n...

Accurate Identification of Tumor Origin Using MicroRNAs is Published by Rosetta Genomics' Scientists and Collaborators in Nature Biotechnology

A Published Study Shows the Potential of microRNAs to be Used as Biomarkers for Diagnosing the Primary Tumor Site in Patients With Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) Rosetta Genomics is Currently Developing a Technology That Will be the Basis of a CUP Diagnostic Test...

Mobidiag Releases First Microarray Based Rapid Test for Herpesvirus Identification

Prove-it Herpes Offers Considerable Cost Savings for Healthcare Industry by Identifying Eight Herpesviruses Simultaneously HELSINKI, Finland, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Finland-based biotechnology company Mobidiag today announced the new Prove-it(TM) Herpes test for the fast and re...

Wisconsin police training on FACES identification system

MADISON Wisconsins law enforcement agencies are slated to begin training tomorrow on a new technology to identify, track and identify criminals. The training, sponsored by the Oshkosh Police Department, is on the IQ Biometrix FACES system. The system allows photo-like images of suspects to be cr...

ESR1 Gene Expression in Oncology and Metabolic Diseases Using the ASCENTATM System Target Validation and Identification of Novel Disease Indications

ESR1 Gene Expression in Oncology and Metabolic Diseases Using the ASCENTATM System Target Validation and Identification of Novel Disease Indications Introduction ESR1 (Estrogen Specific Receptor 1) is a member of the nuclear hormone receptor (N...

Using THERMAL DESORPTION GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY for the identification of fragrance and other components in cosmetic products

Introduction Cosmetic products such as soap, shampoo, lotions and creams are often scented with suitable compounds to improve their appeal. This application note describes an analytical method to identify the fragrance and other compounds contained within these cosmetic formu...

Sensitive identification of phosphopeptides in brain tissue using Ettan MDLC and Finnigan LTQ

J. Samskog, H. Wadensten, and J. Flensburg GE Healthcare, Uppsala, Sweden A 2D–LC-MS method was developed to analyse phosphopeptides in mouse brain tissue. The trypsin-digested tissue was separated by strong cation exchange chromatography (SCX),...

Detection and Identification of Phosphorylation Sites in Proteins Using LC/MS/MS with Neutral Fragment Loss Mapping

Michaela Scigelova, Gary Woffendin; Thermo Finnigan, Hemel Hempstead, UK. Malcolm Ward, Helen Byers; Proteome Sciences, London, UK. Diane Hanger; Institute of Psychiatry KCL, London, UK. ...

An Optimal DNA Microarray Substrate for the Identification of Fetal and Somatic Liver Stem Cells of the Rat

Dr. Frank Stahl GBF Gesellschaft fr Biotechnologische Forschung mbH (Society for Biotechnological Research) Introduction DNA microarrays are a key technology in modern molecular biotec...

Protect RNA and Improve Target Cell Identification

LCM Staining Kit Reagents and protocols optimized to minimize endogenous RNase activity Superior identification of target cells provided by histological and fluorescent stains Desig...

deCODE genetics Announces Webcast of Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...e level of third party reimbursement for our products, risks related to preclinical and clinical development of pharmaceutical products, including the identification of compounds and the completion of clinical trials, our ability to form collaborative relationships, the effect of government regulation and the regul...

Genomic Health Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Progress

...rrence Score(R) provided additional independent clinical value beyond standard measures. Completed processing samples for our renal cancer gene identification study with the Cleveland Clinic and Pfizer. Patents Were granted two new U.S. patents for the Onco type DX breas...

New Director of Lab Sales for Polymathic Analytical Labs

... 22, 2009. Staffed by analytical and polymer science professionals, Polymathic Analytical Labs provides dependable polymer testing services for identification of materials, polymer characterization and qualification. Our testing capabilities include, FT-IR Spectroscopy, Thermogravimetric Analysis, analysis o...

Cardinal Health Completes Biotech Acquisition

...rmful medication errors, Cardinal Health develops market-leading technologies, including Alaris(r) IV pumps, Pyxis(r) automated dispensing and patient identification systems, MedMined(tm) electronic infection surveillance service and VIASYS(r) respiratory care products. The company also manufactures medical and su...

Medicago's H1N1 pandemic vaccine candidate shows positive response in 100% of vaccinated animals after a single dose

...y has potential to offer advantages of speed and cost over competitive technologies. It could deliver a vaccine for testing in about a month after the identification and reception of genetic sequences from a pandemic strain. This production time frame has the potential to allow vaccination of the population before ...

Nuevolution Announces Worldwide Technology Cross-Licensing Agreement With GSK

...l molecule compounds and the efficient screening of these, facilitating the identification of potent drug leads. These technologies were developed by Nuevolution and ...l molecule compounds and the efficient screening of these, facilitating the identification of potent drug leads at unprecedented quantity, quality and speed compared ...

Amgen to Collaborate With GlaxoSmithKline to Commercialize Denosumab in Europe for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis (PMO)

...ompetes with other companies with respect to some of its marketed products as well as for the discovery and development of new products. Discovery or identification of new product candidates cannot be guaranteed and movement from concept to product is uncertain; consequently, there can be no guarantee that any par...

FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business

... to identify and respond to the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus under certain circumstances. The FDA has not cleared or approved any tests for the identification of the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus. The emergency use authorization authority allows the FDA, based on the evaluation of available data, to authorize t...

GeneGo Donates Proprietary Cytokine Pathway Maps to ISICR

...flagship product, MetaCore 5.4 ( TM) , assists pharmaceutical scientists in the areas of target selection and validation, data mining in biology, identification of biomarkers for disease states and toxicology. The second product, MetaDrug 5.4 (TM) is designed for prediction of human metabolism, toxicity and b...

American Mothers Seriously Concerned About Childhood Allergies, Siemens Survey Reveals

...ldren at risk of developing allergies to be tested early. Research indicates that this is a critical step to aiding long-term quality of life. Early identification has been shown to facilitate prompt and effective treatment, and therefore help prevent the progression of allergies to asthma -- a disease associated...

OpenQ Posts a 200% Revenue Growth in the First Half of 2009

...reire, Executive Vice President of Technology. OpenQ product launches, led by openQ, also included new releases for:   Real-Time identification Presentation Management Compliance and Management of Educational Grants and Investigator Initiated Trials Organization Profiling and Analytic...

Magellan Diagnostic Businesses to Feature Automated Systems and Diagnostic Tests at Clinical Lab Expo

...decision-making, and saving costs associated with specialized media bottles. TREK's signature Sensititre(R) product line for susceptibility and identification testing enables labs to test -- on a single cost-effective, LIS-compatible system -- more FDA-cleared antimicrobial drugs than on any other automated...

Champions Biotechnology Partners with Do-Coop Technologies to Advance Its Novel Oncology Compound Into Biomerk Tumorgraft(TM) Testing

...; SG410 is anticipated to be the first of many in-licensed compounds to enter Biomerk Tumorgraft evaluation. Our Biomerk Tumorgraft technology enables identification of the most promising development path for the compound in terms of indication, drug combination, and target patient populations. Studies suggest that...

UCSF researchers help crack parasite genome, identify drug leads

...se, Human African Trypanosomiasis and schistosomiasis. The detailed characterization of the S. mansoni degradome, therefore, may similarly lead to the identification and development of new protease-targeted chemotherapies for schistosomiasis. ...

Santaris Pharma - Interim Report for the Period 1 January to 30 June 2009

... APT1 in dendritic spine morphogenesis. BMC Med Genomics In June 2009 Santaris Pharma and academic partners published an article titled: identification and analysis of miRNAs in human breast cancer and teratoma samples using deep sequencing. During H1 2009 the Company made presentations at seve...

Evidence for a New Genetic Link to Therapeutic Efficacy for Alzheimer's Disease

... "This pharmacogenomic finding provides both insight into the mechanism of ketone-based therapies for Alzheimer's disease, and also allows for the identification of patients who may respond best to therapy, " said Dr. Samuel Henderson, Research Director at Accera. "This is the first scientific report of the rol...

New drugs faster from natural compounds: A UC San Diego breakthrough

...nce from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. The work allows mass spectrometry to go into the natural products field and actually do the identification and characterization of natural products in a high throughput fashion, explained Ng, a bioinformatics PhD student advised by Pavel Pevzner in computer...

New method may accelerate drug discovery for difficult diseases like Parkinson's

...ter of weeks. The current drug discovery process is arduous, requiring identification of potential drug targets, synthesis of large collections of molecular comp...s have the ability to bind where traditional drugs cannot, allowing for the identification of previously overlooked targets to fight disease. "We're getting at a c...

Novel handheld device detects anthrax with outstanding accuracy and reliability

... Baltimore, MD, and Christchurch, NZ June 25, 2009 Veritide Ltd., a developer of innovative biological identification and detection solutions, today reported that new independent data to be presented at the Biodetection Technologies 2009 conference confirm the excepti...

It's Not Just the Sun: deCODE Discovers Sequence Variants Affecting Susceptibility to Skin Cancer

...e level of third party reimbursement for our products, risks related to preclinical and clinical development of pharmaceutical products, including the identification of compounds and the completion of clinical trials, our ability to form collaborative relationships, the effect of government regulation and the regul...

deCODE Discovers a Gene Linked to Risk of Kidney Stones and Osteoporosis

...e level of third party reimbursement for our products, risks related to preclinical and clinical development of pharmaceutical products, including the identification of compounds and the completion of clinical trials, our ability to form collaborative relationships, the effect of government regulation and the regul...

deCODE Reinstated to Nasdaq Global Market

...e level of third party reimbursement for our products, risks related to preclinical and clinical development of pharmaceutical products, including the identification of compounds and the completion of clinical trials, our ability to form collaborative relationships, the effect of government regulation and the regul...

Independent U.S. Study Confirms Veritide's Ceeker(TM) Handheld Device Detects Anthrax With Outstanding Accuracy and Reliability

...June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Veritide Ltd., a developer of innovative biological identification and detection solutions, today reported that new independent data to be pre...ealand-based Veritide Ltd. is committed to developing innovative biological identification and detection solutions. Our novel technologies are based on research condu...
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