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University of Minnesota Professor Dr. David Pui to Speak at American Filtration and Separation Society Conference

The American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) will be holding its 22nd Annual Conference, May 4-7, 2009 at the Sheraton Hotel in Bloomington Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 7, 2009 -- The American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) will be hol...

Unique Surface Treatment of Novel TSK-GEL ODS Columns Provide Separation of Aqueous and Fat Soluble Vitamins

Introduction With the introduction of two new reversed-phase column types, TSKgel ODS-100V and TSKgel ODS-100Z, excellent chromatographic performance and selectivity can be achieved for a wide range of sample types. TSKgel ODS-100Z ...

Time gated separation of lanthanide luminescence

Introduction The distinctive luminescence of lanthanide ions has long been a challenge for the spectroscopist. Methods to counter the extremely low absorption coefficients and luminescence quantum yields have concentrated on Protective ligands to redu...

BD IMag Human Regulatory T Lymphocyte Separation Set for Isolation of Treg Cells

BD Biosciences is pleased to introduce the BD IMag Human Regulatory T Lymphocyte Separation Set DM (Cat. No. 558142) for the isolation of Treg cells from peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC). The reagent set isolates Treg cells in two stages. First, negative selection is performed u...

Rapid heating prepares energy-saving zeolite for greater role in industrial separations

... at the crystal grain interfaces, which cause poor separation performance. Meanwhile, an estimated 15 percent...hy RTP-treated zeolite membranes achieved a better separation performance than conventionally processed membrane...eparations, the researchers say. "A challenging separation that is commonly used to test zeolite membranes," ...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Reports Strong Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...partners. To exclude Indevus transaction and separation costs $9,093 as well as the impact, under purchase...ets related to marketed products. To exclude separation costs. To exclude upfront and milestone payments to partners of ($4,450), separation costs of $825, and impairment of long lived assets...

Supelco(R) and MIP Technologies Launch New SPE Product for the Selective Extraction of NSAIDs From Environmental Water

...rs from laboratory to pilot scale and is well placed to develop large-scale separation solutions for its customers. Currently, the Company develops analytical separation products (e.g. SPE) and has multiple custom process scale projects in place...

Improving Transfusion Safety: Fenwal, Verax Biomedical Sign Agreement for Rapid, Point-of-Care Bacteria Test

...ciated with glass containers and allowing blood to be separated into therapeutic components. Today, the company's products and advanced collection and separation technologies are used throughout the world to help ensure a safe and available supply of lifesaving blood and blood products. Fenwal Inc. is based in ...

Researchers enlist DNA to bring carbon nanotubes' promise closer to reality

... "but the task has proven to be insurmountable to date." The Nature article is titled "DNA sequence motifs for structure-specific recognition and separation of carbon nanotubes." Its authors are Ming Zheng, Xiaomin Tu, Anand Jagota and Suresh Manohar. Zheng and Tu are scientists with DuPont Central Researc...

Biocept, Inc. Announces Two New Director Appointments

... Stanford University and a JD from the University of Michigan Law School. About Biocept Biocept, an emerging biotechnology leader in cell separation technology, is developing novel diagnostic assays for personalized medicine in detection and monitoring of recurrent cancer. The CEE(TM) Cell Enrichme...

University of Texas 'Picosatellite' to be launched from space shuttle to begin milestone mission

...ehicle (the docking sequence) all without human control. The goal for the June mission will be to demonstrate undocking from the Space Shuttle and separation of the two picosatellites, which launch as one unit. Then, they will collect several orbits of position data from both hemispheres by testing a new NA...

PDI and The Medical Affairs Company Enter Exclusive Strategic Alliance

...reement, both PDI and TMAC are better able to meet a wider variety of client demands for best-in-class field resources, while preserving the important separation of pharmaceutical sales and medical departments. "The MSL plays an increasingly crucial role in pharmaceuticals today - that of providing high-le...

Genomatica Produces Pure BDO From Natural Sugars

...ca is now refining the complete process to improve the cost-efficiency of every step of the process, from raw material preparation and fermentation to separation and purification. When the demonstration plant validation is complete, Genomatica will then commercialize the process with partners through licensing...

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announces OGX-011 Treatment Provides Survival Benefit in Randomized Phase 2 Trial in Advanced Metastatic Prostate Cancer

...val benefit in the OGX-011 arm to be robust and not dependent on clinical trial sites or baseline characteristics of the patients. "There is a clear separation of the survival curves," said Blumenstein. "A hazard ratio of 0.61 indicates a distinct difference in survival rates and fully justifies further Phase...

Neurocrine Biosciences Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

... Analysis of these scores for the sub-set of subjects with moderate or severe non-menstrual pelvic pain at baseline revealed statistically significant separation of elagolix from placebo. The Company is meeting with consultants to discuss methods for addressing this "floor effect" with the Food and Drug Admini...

Dozens of New Clean Technology and Nanotech Products Unveiled at TechConnect World Expo in Houston, Texas, May 5-6

...dsorbers for dehumidification systems & heat pumps; new additives for water purification membranes and selective air filters; and coatings for gas separation membranes. NanoTox (booth 908): is discussing recent policies, and impending regulations surrounding nanotech product safety. Pa...

Solar cells, geological storage research receive DOE funding at the University of Texas at Austin

...he molecular processes that underpin innovative nanomaterials that may be used in solar energy and batteries. The center, titled "Understanding Charge separation and Transfer at Interfaces in Energy Materials and Devices," is one of 16 EFRCs to be funded by President Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment A...

SAFC Hitech & Air Water Inc. Extend High-End Materials Research Services Collaboration to Support Japan Chip Industry

...ics-related business, AWI developed the original medium-sized cryogenic air separation high-purity nitrogen gas generator - the 'V1' - in 1984. Since then, AWI h...inues to grow through ongoing development of its high quality cryogenic air separation technology. For further information about AWI, please visit http://www.awi...

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

...75 About STEMCELL Technologies STEMCELL Technologies, a privately-owned biotechnology company, is a leader in specialty cell culture media, cell separation products and ancillary reagents for life science research. Driven by science, STEMCELL delivers over 900 products to more than 70 countries worldwide...

Lotus Scarless Hair Transplantation (International) Medical Chain Institute Opens New Center on Beijing's Prestigious Chang'An Avenue

...sity , which can analyze various parameters of the hair follicle under a high-precision microscope, perform scalp testing, hair follicle selection and separation for alopecia patients in a sterile, non- toxic "space environment". The whole transplantation process is operated precisely under a microscope, ensur...

Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. Announces Preferred Stock Dividend and Spinoff of Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, Entest Biomedical, Inc.

...pository Trust and Clearance Corporation (DTC) before the dividend may be paid by the Company. Bio-Matrix also announced today the execution of a separation and Distribution Agreement with the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Entest Biomedical, Inc. ("Entest") whereby the Company has agreed to spinoff th...

Intra-Cellular Therapies Reports Positive Final Results of a Phase II Clinical Trial with ITI-007 in Patients with Sleep Maintenance Insomnia

...symptoms without incurring high levels of dopamine antagonism that cause motor disturbances and other deleterious side effects. In addition, the wide separation of affinity at 5HT2A and D2 receptors may allow for administration of the appropriate amount of dopamine modulation for antipsychotic maintenance ther...

AMPAC Fine Chemicals Announces the Inauguration of the New cGMP Continuous Processing Development Facility

...In addition, AFC's other technology platforms include production of highly potent compounds, continuous processes and industrial-scale chromatographic separation using simulated moving bed chromatography (SMB). ABOUT AMERICAN PACIFIC CORPORATION American Pacific Corporation (AMPAC) is a leadin...

Waters Corporation Continues to Meet Today's Challenges for Improved Laboratory Operations with New Products at Pittcon 2009

...r systems that have changed the dynamics of liquid separation in the lab, especially in relation to mass spectro... SYNAPT MS Systems. It combines novel microfluidic separation technology with Waters' sub two-micron column chem...highly-intelligent, integrated systems approach to separation science fueled by the company's unequalled UPLC te...

AMPAC Fine Chemicals Receives the California Pollution Prevention Challenge Award Two Consecutive Years

...In addition, AFC's other technology platforms include production of highly potent compounds, continuous processes and industrial-scale chromatographic separation using simulated moving bed chromatography (SMB). ABOUT AMERICAN PACIFIC CORPORATION American Pacific Corporation (AMPAC) is a leadin...

New Genomatica Chemical Process Targets Ailing Ethanol Assets

...te 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 then rapidly b...

New imaging technique reveals the atomic structure of nanocrystals

...m-sulfide quantum dots have potential applications in solar energy conversion and in medical imaging." Using the reiterative algorithm, the smallest separation between the cadmium and sulfide atomic columns was measured at 0.84 angstroms, the researchers report. "Since low-resolution images can be obtained...

Amgen's Fourth Quarter 2008 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 6 Percent to $1.06; Full Year 2008 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 6 Percent to $4.55

...08) $(148) $(5) $(739) ===== ===== ===== === ===== (1) Severance and other separation costs, partially offset in 2007 by the reversal of previously accrued expenses for bonuses and stock-based compensation awards, which were...

A Scientific Milestone: Sex of Dolphin at SeaWorld San Diego Determined Prior to Conception

...ed the technology to separate dolphin sperm that carry a female-producing X chromosome from sperm that carry a male-producing Y chromosome. Following separation into female and male populations, sperm are frozen and stored for future insemination. The sexing procedure does not involve genetic modification - i...

The New MACSQuant(TM) Analyzer Combines Cell Enrichment and Flow Cytometry

...e than 1,100 employees develop, produce and sell products for biomedical research and clinical applications. The renowned MACS Technology for magnetic separation of cells has become a standard technology in research laboratories worldwide. Contact Prof. Dr. Uwe Heinlein, Corporate Communications, M...

ProMetic signs $35 M Long-term Supply Agreement with European Biopharmaceutical company

...ique and proprietary Mimetic Ligand(TM) technology, ProMetic BioSciences Ltd ("PBL") specializes in the development and manufacture of robust affinity separation materials which provide very high levels of purification. This is achieved by use of small chemical affinity ligands designed to bind a target biomole...

Hill-Rom Reports Fourth Quarter Revenue Growth of 14.1 Percent to $424 Million and Adjusted Earnings Per Fully Diluted Share From Continuing Operations of $0.58, an Increase of 52.6 Percent From the Prior Year

... -- the second quarter of operations following the separation of its former Batesville Casket unit. Results incl...e, a loss on the extinguishment of debt, and other separation related costs. During fiscal year 2007, adjustment... anti-trust litigation, other special charges, and separation related costs. On March 31, 2008, Hill-Rom compl...

Waters New ACQUITY UPLC Online Community Attracts More Than 1,200 Members in First Month

... Private community fosters separation scientist interactions and provides premium content not found elsewhere MILFORD, Mass., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Cor...

Amgen's Third Quarter 2008 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 14 Percent to $1.23

... $(80) $(396) $(110) $4 $(582) ======= ======== ======= ======== ====== (1) Severance and other separation costs, partially offset in 2007 by the reversal of previously accrued expenses for bonuses and stock-based compensation awards, which we...

SRNL's microbes useful for for environmental cleanup and oil recovery

...l sands, separating the oil from the sand particles. The microbes make the separation step easier, resulting in more removed oil and, potentially, reduced energy... McMurray, Canada, BioTiger™ demonstrated a 50 percent improvement in separation over 4 hours, and a five-fold increase at 25 hours. It may also have pot...

LI-COR Introduces the Odyssey(R) Two-Color NIR Fluorescent Protein Molecular Weight Marker

...d 800 nm channels of the Odyssey System. The marker was designed for use with polyacrylamide gels and can be used to visualize the progress of protein separation during electrophoresis, to monitor transfer efficiency to Western blot membrane, and to determine the molecular weight of proteins of interest. The ma...

Custom NX(R) Drug Eluting Stent System Continues to Demonstrate Favorable Outcomes in Challenging Patient Populations at One, Two and Three Years

...aracteristics. The Custom NX delivery system allows physicians to customize the length and diameter of the stent at the site of the lesion by enabling separation at each six-mm segment and allowing for the placement of up to 60 mm of stent. The stent is coated with Biolimus A9 and PLA, a biodegradable drug carr...

Cantel Medical Corp. To Hold Conference call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2008 Results

...products primarily for the dental industry, water purification equipment, sterilants, disinfectants and cleaners, hollow fiber membrane filtration and separation products for medical and non-medical applications, and specialty packaging for infectious and biological specimens. Cantel also provides technical mai...

New nanoscale process created by UCSB scientists will help computers run faster and more efficiently

... the oil block the sticky groups that will form this attractive interaction, and by controlling the number of sticky groups, different levels of phase separation and different structures are created. Polystyrene is the oil-like block, and one of the water-soluble blocks is polyethylene glycol. Polyethylene ...

A snapshot of the transformation

...ting high-temperature synthesis zone," Kim said. Time-resolved images of nanolaminates show a brief change in structure with a short cellular phase separation during cooling. Observing short-lived behavior - how a chemical reaction, structural deformation or phase transformation occurs - is not easy, but ...
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