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Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth

... the three months to June 30, 2009 Shire recorded reorganization costs of $2.9 million (2008: $nil) relating to the transfer of manufacturing from its owing Mills facility. Integration and acquisition costs For the three months to June 30, 2009 Shire recorded integration and acquisition costs...

PharmAthene, Inc. Closes on $19.3 Million Private Placement of Convertible Notes and Common Stock Warrants

...articipate in this financing transaction, (ii) to repay all remaining amounts (approximately $2.7 million), including certain prepayment fees, due and owing under the Company's outstanding secured credit facility, and (iii) for other working capital purposes. The Company estimates that at its currently pr...

Celtic Pharma Holdings Announces Investment in Novacta Biosystems Limited

...ived products known as 'lantibiotics' as potential drugs. Lantibiotics have potent anti-infective properties but have historically been underexploited owing to a lack of research tools, a challenge that Novacta has successfully addressed through its proprietary technology platform. The most advanced progra...

Global Prescription Drugs Market to Cross $897 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

...s of the global economic downturn are expected to vary in different markets owing to the differences in respective market characteristics. The global pr...utic class in 2009, followed closely by Lipid Regulators market. However, owing to a spate of patent expiries, including that of Lipitor - the largest sell...

ULURU Discussions to Acquire York Pharma, plc Are Currently Terminated

...re capital of York, as described in the non-binding offer letter that ULURU and York signed on April 6, 2009. ULURU has notified York that all amounts owing to ULURU under the secured revolving credit facility established pursuant to that certain Note Purchase Agreement dated March 31, 2009 by and between ...

The MedZilla Report: April 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...h and Hospitals -- said their recent 400-deep layoff action was not enough, owing to an increase in uninsured patients (Wall Street Journal Abstracts, April ...anagement positions. That number, however, is likely artificially inflated, owing to the number of management positions being left open so companies can save...

Beyond associations: Colorectal cancer culprit found

...ding new light on the basis of this deadly disease. Hunting down the genes that underlie diseases such as colorectal cancer is extremely difficult, owing to the genetic heterogeneity of cancer cells. Numerous mutations can be found in a cancer cell, but the key to developing new treatments and therapi...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Kraton Polymers for Developing a New Generation of Polymer Grades Suitable for High-Speed Processing in Nonwoven Manufacture

...ter transport applications, protective films, improved asphalt modification, revolutionary medical applications, and superior fiber applications. owing to its innovative properties and an extensive application profile, Kraton Polymer's product is likely to set a prominent benchmark in the industry. Wi...

Surveyed Experts Indicate That Byetta LAR and Victoza Have Advantages Over Actos in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

...d U.S. and European endocrinologists. In 2008, Decision Resources' proprietary clinical gold standard for type 2 diabetes was Byetta (exenatide), owing to its efficacy and its propensity to cause weight loss. Based on available data and expert opinion, Byetta LAR will earn gold-standard status for typ...

As personalized, genomic medicine takes off, four developing countries show the way for others

... to genotype the country's entire Parsi population -- about 69,000 people. The Parsis, thought to be genetically homogenous, are feared to be at risk owing to their religious prohibition of marriage outside of the community. The aim is to determine linkages between genes, disease and environmental fact...

Biotechnology & Drug Discovery Markets Push Up Demand for Lab Automation Products, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts

...re aimed at improving output efficiency as well as space management. Miniaturization is the focus of development for several instrument manufacturers, owing to the rising use of denser micro plate formats. The industry has also embraced high level of standardization with implementation of information syste...

Genta Incorporated Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Corporate Highlights

...0.1 million for the six months ended June 30, 2008 compared to net other income of $0.5 million. The difference resulted from lower investment income, owing to lower investment balances, and accrued interest on the convertible notes. The Company has no exposure to auction rate securities. At June 30, 200...

Project Mind Survey of Israeli Ph.D. Scientists Favors a New Standard of Creativity in Science

...ition, while the potential for higher, more enduring states of creativity is almost universally ignored. This could be explained, at least in part, as owing to the stigma of obsession and the significant psychological and/or physiological risks associated with contemplation of unprecedented intensity. Yet ...

Veridex Announces Agreement to Acquire the Assets of Immunicon Corporation

...ation (OTC Bulletin Board: IMMC) for $31 million in cash subject to certain closing date adjustments, plus the discharge and release of certain claims owing to Veridex, LLC and the assumption of certain specified liabilities. The assets to be acquired include intellectual property, product inventory and ...

WorldHeart Reports an Event of Default Under the Note Issued to Abiomed, Resignation of One of Its Board of Directors, and Results of Shareholder Vote at Its Annual Shareholders' Meeting

...nt of default under the note results in the outstanding principal balance of the note, together with accrued but unpaid interest and any other amounts owing under the Abiomed note documents, becoming immediately due and payable to Abiomed. The note is secured by security agreements entered into by the Comp...

Advanced BioHealing and Regenesis Biomedical Form Co-Promotion Alliance for Dermagraft(R)

...ometimes resulting in the need for partial or full limb amputation. There are over 100,000 amputations performed annually in the US with more than 80% owing their origin to uncontrolled infection. "There are many wound care companies that would enjoy the opportunity to promote a product like Dermagraft,"...

New Therapy by Merck is Positioned to Earn Gold-Standard Status by 2011 in the Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

...nary efficacy or is priced much lower than currently available NK1 antagonists, it is not expected to gain more patient share than the Emend franchise owing to Emend's first-to-market status in the injectable NK1 antagonist class. "Even if Rezonic meets the challenge in reducing chemotherapy-induced naus...

Project Mind Survey of Israeli Ph.D. Scientists Favors a New Standard of Creativity in Science

...ureka sparks' of creative intuition, while the potential for higher, more enduring states of creativity is almost universally ignored. Perhaps this is owing to the stigma of obsession and the significant psychological and/or physiological risks associated with contemplation of unprecedented intensity. Yet ...

A New Era in Cell Biology: German Company Develops Groundbreaking Alternative to Stem Cell Therapy

.... This presents a great challenge to many industries, whether they produce shampoos, kitchen utensils, computers, televisions, furniture or clothing - owing to the implementation of REACH, over 30,000 known chemicals are to be retested for their toxic safety. New chemical entities must also be tested with ...

Biopure Announces 2008 First Quarter Financial Results

...ed 60 patients have been enrolled. Biopure is continuing to work toward a clinical trial in terminally ill patients to examine Hemopure's potential, owing to its oxygen-carrying capacity, to increase perfusion and improve the quality of life in those patients. A consultant for this proposed palliative ca...

Berkeley scientists bring MRI/NMR to microreactors

...nt, said, The spatial and temporal distribution of reactants and products in heterogeneous systems has not been visited by researchers in recent years owing to the lack of quantitative measures in situ. So while the sophistication of mathematical modeling of such systems proceeds at the rate at which compu...

Entry of Biogenerics and Decreasing Use of Amgen's Epogen and Johnson & Johnson's Procrit Will Cause a $2.8 Billion Decline in the Drug Market for Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia by 2016

...for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the drug market for chemotherapy-induced anemia will decline by $2.8 billion over the next decade owing to the entry of several biogeneric products and decreasing use of erythropoiesis-stimulating proteins, including Amgen's Epogen and Johnson & Johnson'...

Patient Treatment for Bipolar Disorder Varies Depending on Doctor Specialty; Well Designed Clinical Trials May Be The Answer

...res 14.5% patient share first line, up 13.1% from just two years ago. Seroquel will continue to acquire patient share in all lines of therapy, largely owing to its first-in-class status among the antipsychotics to treat both mania and depression. Janssen's Risperdal and Eli Lilly's Zyprexa suffered the gre...

Emergence of Cancer Vaccines Will Be the Key Factor Driving the Pancreatic Cancer Drug Market to More Than Double by 2016

...560 million in 2006 to $1.2 billion in 2016 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom and Japan. The report also finds that, owing to generic erosion, sales of cytotoxic therapies used in pancreatic cancer -- Eli Lilly's Gemzar, Sanofi-Aventis's Eloxatin/Yakult Honsha's Elplat, Pf...

Video Conferencing for the Masses

...sity, SightSpeed provides real-time, full-motion video that has none of the irritating artifacts that mar most consumer-market Internet video systems. owing to exceptional data compression technology, the IP-delivered video comes across at 30 frames per second and is perfectly synched with telephone-based ...

Cedara acquisition costs hit Merge Technologies numbers

...osses. Although quarterly revenue was at a record high of $18.8 million, the company took a loss of slightly under $12 million, or $0.62 per share, owing largely to merger and transition costs after acquiring Cedara Software, Inc. , a medical imaging company. "Strategically, we focused on the closi...

Sonic Foundry has net loss for '05 despite nearly doubled revenue

...ue while still posting a net loss. Revenues were $8.3 million, an 89 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, with unit sales up 74 percent, owing to multiple unit sales, repeat purchases, new product offerings and increased marketing efforts. Operating expenses increased by 20 percent, howeve...

Managing SOX in the age of SOA

...al capability of SOA and enabled customers to have direct, programmatic access to their ordering systems. However, while SOA may be great for business owing to its flexibility, it can fracture internal controls. A new level of openness Because SOAs are based on open standards, they have the ...

Laser Capture Microdissection of Cells Labeled with Enhanced Green Fluorescent Protein

...cid residues, it may be expressed either as a tag at the c-terminus of an endogenous protein (a fusion protein) or as a free peptide in the cytoplasm. owing to the high solubility of EGFP when expressed as a free protein, fixation is required to prevent leaching of the protein and retain fluorescence after...

Purification of the Components of Human Macular Carotenoid-Binding Complex, Rev A

...only 56 mm in diameter and only about 0.4 mm thick, containing 25 mg of total protein. Protease activity is very high in maculae, owing to the high metabolic rate of this tissue, which hampers isolation of intact protein. The half life of the carotenoid-protein ...

HotStarTaq PCR Handbook

...llows a high ratio of specific-tononspecific primer binding. owing to a uniquely balanced combination of KCl and (NH4)2SO4, the ...iciency of primer to template is an important factor in PCR. owing to the thermodynamic nature of the reaction, the primer:template ...

QIAGEN Multiplex PCR Handbook

... Quantity of starting template The annealing efficiency of primers to the template is an important factor in PCR. owing to the thermodynamic nature of the reaction, the primer:template ratio strongly influences the specificity and efficiency of PCR and should ...
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