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Dow AgroSciences, NemGenix Establish New Collaboration in Plant Biotechnology

INDIANAPOLIS and PERTH, Australia, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW ), and NemGenix, a Perth based biotechnology company, announced today a newly established collaboration agreement to pursue novel technologies to...

Vega Picks Tennessee Firm to Assist with Construction of Biomass Plant in Georgia

LONDON, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VEGA PROMOTIONAL SYSTEMS, INC. (Pink Sheets: VGPR) today announced it has chosen Chattanooga, TN based consulting firm, Tennessee Power Company, Inc. to assist the Company in building a biomass production facility in Georgia. Vega recently announced...

FDA Inspects Hovione's API Manufacturing Plant in Macau

LOURES, Portugal, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione's API plant in Macau has just successfully passed a pre-approval inspection by FDA. The inspection, carried out by Mr. Michael Charles, investigator of New York District office in Buffalo and Mr. ChunChang Fang, Chemist from California D...

Hovione Opens its New API Plant in Cork

CORK, Ireland, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione held today the opening ceremony of its new active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturing site in Cork. Hovione contracted with Pfizer last December to take over the site that had been manufacturing Lipitor(R) since 1997. The handover of the plan...

Novavax Announces Operational Status of Its Vaccine Pilot Plant and Commercial Launch Facility

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX ) announced today that all equipment in its new Good Manufacturing Practice ("GMP") Pilot Plant to manufacture pandemic and seasonal influenza vaccine clinical supplies and commercial batches at a 1,000 liter scale...

Enerkem announces first commercial-scale biofuels and biochemicals plant is entering start-up phase

Major milestone achieved bringing Enerkem one step closer to becoming the first producer of biofuels and biochemicals to commercially use waste feedstock MONTREAL, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc., a leading advanced biofuels and biochemicals technology company, announced tod...

SemBioSys begins phase I/II trial of insulin produced in plant seeds

TSX symbol: SBS CALGARY, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SemBioSys Genetics Inc. (TSX:SBS), a biotechnology company developing protein pharmaceuticals in crop plants, today announced that it has initiated a phase I/II clinical trial of its plant-produced insulin with the first injection o...

Rosetta Genomics Leverages its MicroRNA Platform Technologies to Launch Plant Biotech Initiative

Initiates Rosetta Green, a Project Which Will Leverage Rosetta Genomics' Proprietary microRNA Technologies and Strong IP Position to Develop a Wide Range of Plant-Based Applications The Company has Recently Secured Up to $1.5M From Private Investors, Which Will be Invested...

Nomad Bioscience: New Plant Biotechnology Company Founded to Focus on Biomaterials and Biopharmaceuticals

MUNICH, Germany, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- NOMAD Bioscience GmbH, Munich, Germany (NOMAD) is a private biotechnology company developing plant-made biomaterials and biopharmaceuticals that address critical unmet needs. NOMAD is developing a series of high-value products such as nanopatterned mat...

Human Trial Results Show Plant Extract Tops Drug at Regulating Blood Sugar Levels; Huge Market Seen for Newly Developed Food Additive Emulin™

Human trials show that Emulin(TM), a plant-based extract, is better than metformin, the leading Type 2 diabetes medication, at controlling blood sugar levels in human beings. Winter Haven, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2008 -- A newly developed plant extract can regulate blo...

Dow AgroSciences, Sangamo BioSciences Announce the Achievement of Key Milestones in Plant Agriculture Collaboration

ZFP Technology Accelerates Precision Gene Control, Trait Stacking in Commercial Crop Species INDIANAPOLIS and RICHMOND, Calif., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC and Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ) announced today the successful completio...

Dow AgroSciences, Sangamo BioSciences Announce the Achievement of Key Milestone in Plant Agriculture Collaboration

CEO of Dow AgroSciences Announces Milestone in Wall Street Presentation INDIANAPOLIS, and RICHMOND, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC and Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ) today announced the successful completion of a key research milestone as part of the...

RG Global Corporate Update: First Coal Bed Methane Water Treatment Plant Near Completion; Expanding Water Treatment Applications

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RG Global (OTC Bulletin Board: RGBL) announced today that the company is on schedule for construction of its coal bed methane water treatment plant and discussed numerous projected growth areas for the Company. Coal Bed Methane Water Treatme...

Masada Resource Group Donates TVA Biomass Pilot Plant Facilities and Equipment to Auburn University

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Masada Resource Group, LLC, a Birmingham, Alabama firm specializing in municipal solid waste-to-ethanol technology, announced today that it has donated biomass pilot plant facilities and equipment the company recently purchased from the Tennessee Valle...

Dow AgroSciences and Exelixis Plant Sciences Announce Major Research Collaboration, Asset Purchase to Advance Gene Discovery and Validation

INDIANAPOLIS and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW ), and Exelixis Plant Sciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of Exelixis, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXEL ), announced today that the compani...

Catilin Receives Renewable Energy Award for Pilot Plant

Iowa Department of Economic Development Awards Funds to Catilin, Inc. AMES, Iowa, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Catilin, Inc., a leading catalyst technology company for biofuels, announced today a Demonstration Fund award of $150,000 by the Iowa Department of Economic Development. The award is ta...

MannKind Agrees with Pfizer on the Purchase of Frankfurt Insulin Manufacturing Plant

VALENCIA, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq: MNKD ) today announced that it has entered into agreements with Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE ) to purchase Pfizer's insulin facility at Industriepark Hoechst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany and assets related to the produc...

Sturgeon and Caviar From Aquaculture: United Food Technologies AG Hands Over Turnkey Plant

WEINHEIM, Germany, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Caviar has become one of the rarest and most valuable delicacies. However in view of the over fished sturgeon populations in the wild, the huge demand can only be satisfied with sustainable aquaculture. United Food Technologies AG (UFT) has many years ...

China-Biotics, Inc. Completes Foundation for Its New Plant

SHANGHAI, China, May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHBT) ("China-Biotics," "the Company"), a leading Chinese firm specializing in the manufacture, research, development, marketing and distribution of probiotics products, today announced it complete...

Novavax Opens Its First U.S. Vaccine Plant

Company, State and County Representatives Unveil State-of-the-Art Facility in Rockville, MD ROCKVILLE, Md., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Officials from Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX ), the State of Maryland and Montgomery County today celebrated the opening of Novav...

Enerkem announces progress on construction of Canada's first cellulosic ethanol plant

MONTREAL, March 4 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem today announced progress on the construction of its commercial demonstration plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol. The Enerkem plant in Westbury, Canada will be one of the first plants in the world to make cellulosic ethanol at an industrial...

Wisconsin plant is part of NCR's global RFID initiative

Viroqua, Wis . -- A former paper converting plant in this southwestern Wisconsin community is part of the giant NCR Corp.'s push to become a major global player in radio frequency identification. The plant, part of NCR's Systemedia group, produces various types of labels and thermal transfer...

Biodiesel plant being built in DeForest to make alternative fuel

Anamax Corporation broke ground Monday on a new biodiesel plant in DeForest, the largest of its kind in the state at 12,300 square feet and an expected output of 20 million gallons of biodiesel annually. Biodiesel is a biodegradable, non-toxic fuel made from vegetable oil or animal byproducts th...

Hutchinson plant expansion nears completion

Eau Claire, Wis. - Hutchinson Technology Inc. , a designer and manufacturer of disk drives for computers and other electronic goods, is nearing completion of a 70,000 square foot plant addition to serve the growing market for disk drives. Following its completion next month, Hutchinson will ...

Ethanol plant builder to expand Merrill facility

Merrill, Wis. - Worldwide ethanol production will exceed 15 billion gallons in 2007, and a Wisconsin construction company is expanding its local headquarters to help the state get a larger piece of the action. Agra Industries, Inc ., which was founded upon the acquisition of the agricultural ...

DeForest biodiesel plant begins production

DeForest, Wis . - Wisconsin's first large-scale biodiesel plant has officially opened with a capacity to produce 20 million gallons per year. Sanimax Energy will operate the plant and produce 60,000 gallons of biodiesel per day from a variety of different raw materials, including beef tallow....

Quantitative Analysis of GFP in Plant Extracts Using the VersaFluor Fluorometer System

Adrian R. Elliott, Peer M. Schenk and Christopher P.L. Grof CSIRO Tropical Agriculture, Brisbane, Queensland Introduction The Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) from Aequorea victoria is a useful reporter gene in higher organisms...

Using the VersaFluor Fluorometer to Quantitate GUS Expression in Plant Tissues Bombarded With the Biolistic PDS-1000/He System

Nicholas N. Lyssenko and Mark L. Tucker, Soybean and Alfalfa Research Lab, USDA, ARS, Bldg. 006, BARC-West, Beltsville, MD, USA 20705 Introduction In 1987 Jefferson et al. described the use of β-glucuronidase (GUS) as a marker to ...

Total RNA Isolation From 50100 mg Plant Tissue

AquaPure RNA Isolation Kit Catalog #732-6370 Expected yield range: 50200 g RNA Method Cell Lysis 1.Add 50100 mg (0.050.1 g) frozen ground tissue or fresh tissue to a tissue grinder tube on ice a...

Detection of Platinum Species in Plant Material by Preparative Isotachophoresis Using the Model 491 Prep Cell, Rev A

Contributed by J. Messerschmidt and F. Alt, Institut fr Spektrochemie und angewandte Spektroskopie, Bunsen-Kirchhoff- Str. 11, D-44139 Dortmund, Germany Abstract An isotachophoretic method is presented for the separation of platinum ...

Simple and Rapid Isolation of Plant RNA Using the Eppendorf Perfect RNA, Eukaryotic, Maxi Kit

Simple and Rapid Isolation of Plant RNA Using the Eppendorf Perfect RNA, Eukaryotic, Maxi Kit Sonja Vorwerk and Barbro Patterson Sonja Vorwerk, Max Planck Institut fr Zchtungsforschung, Carl-von-Linn Weg 10, 50829 Cologne, ...

SGI layoffs affect 33 at Chippewa Falls plant

Chippewa Falls, Wis. - Silicon Graphics Inc. , a manufacturer of high-performance computers headquartered in California, announced Friday the cutting of 33 jobs at their Chippewa Falls manufacturing plant as part of the company's restructuring. These cuts, made in all areas of the business, b...

Evansville site chosen for biodiesel plant

Evansville, Wis. - After months of speculation, North Prairie Productions, LLC , an alternative fuel producer, announced that it has selected a site for a biodiesel plant that will produce 45 million gallons of fuel per year. The company will begin construction on the $42 million facility nex...

Wisconsin Rapids to welcome new ethanol plant

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - Mayor Mary Jo Carson is thrilled about the prospect of an ethanol plant coming to her city. Located in the geographic center of the state, Wisconsin Rapids has experienced a recent erosion of its job market and tax base, but this new project could be the auspicious dev...

Thompson in partnership to build ethanol plant

Sharon, Wis. - Global Renewable LLC, a Whitewater, Wis. partnership that includes former Gov. Tommy Thompson , has unveiled plans to build and operate a $195 million ethanol plant in the Walworth County Village of Sharon . Pending municipal approvals, the Sharon Ethanol Plant annually would ...

BEST BioDiesel gets permits for 8M gallon plant

Cashton, Wis. - BEST BioDiesel, LLC has received construction and operating permits from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for an eight million gallon fuel production facility in Cashton. The facility will be called BEST BioDiesel Cashton and be a wholly owned subsidiary of BES...

Investors raise $25 million for biodiesel plant

Evansville, Wis . - Gov. Jim Doyle may have committed $250,000 in state funding to the development of a 62,400-square-foot biodiesel plant that will be built here over the next year, but it's Wisconsin investors that have really made it possible. The $60 million plant, to be developed by Nor...

State provides $200K for Necedah ethanol plant

Madison, Wis. - Gov. Jim Doyle has announced the allocation of $200,000 in state funding to support the construction of a new ethanol plant in the Juneau County village of Necedah. The funding, which will come from the Department of Commerce, will help Necedah construct a new well and water ma...

Protocol for GenomePlex Whole Genome Amplification from Plant

Application Guide I. Description II. Product Components III. Materials to be Supplied by the User IV. Protocol for Extraction of DNA from Plant V. Protocol for GenomePlex Whole Genome Amplification from Plant VI. Quantification of Amplified Products ...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

...ease our fundamental knowledge of the physical structure of bio-polymers in plant cell walls to provide a basis for improved methods for converting biomass i...s to use fundamental knowledge about the interactions between catalysts and plant cell walls to design improved processes for the conversion of biomass to en...
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