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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation Partner to Develop Cell Lines to Advance Research

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) have partnered in an initiative to develop stable and immortalized Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia (WM) cell lines that would be made widely ...

ChanTest to Highlight the World's Largest Catalog of Ion Channel-Expressing Cell Lines and Discovery Services at Assays & Cellular Targets Conference, Booth 11

Company CEO is featured speaker: "Case Study - Screening Ion Channels for Safety and Efficacy" on Friday, September 26 at 11:30 CLEVELAND, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ChanTest will feature its expanding line of ion channel services and cell lines for drug-discovery and development applicat...

ChanTest to Highlight the World's Largest Catalog of Ion Channel-Expressing Cell Lines and Discovery Services at Ion Channel Targets, Booth 5

Company CEO is featured speaker: 'Ion Channel Panels for Safety Assessment and Drug Discovery' on Tuesday, September 9th at 2:30 CLEVELAND, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ChanTest, the preeminent provider of validated ion channel-expressing cell lines and services for drug-discovery and develo...

ChanTest Launches New Business to Provide Validated Ion Channel Expressing Cell Lines to the Research Community

Company expands beyond core business of discovery and safety services to meet the evolving needs of the drug discovery and development community BOSTON and CLEVELAND, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ChanTest, the world-leading provider of validated ion channel-expressing cell lines and services for d...

ChanTest to Highlight the World's Largest Catalog of Ion Channel-Expressing Cell Lines and Discovery Services at Drug Discovery Technology, Booth 839

Company CEO to present talk: "Successes Using Ion Channel Targets for Repurposed Drugs" on Wednesday, August 6th at 10:10 CLEVELAND, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ChanTest's role as the preeminent provider of validated ion channel-expressing cell lines and services for drug-discovery and d...

MIT reports finer lines for microchips

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.MIT researchers have achieved a significant advance in nanoscale lithographic technology, used in the manufacture of computer chips and other electronic devices, to make finer patterns of lines over larger areas than have been possible with other methods. Their new technique co...

BioTime, Inc. and Embryome Sciences, Inc. Sign Agreement With International Stem Cell Corporation to Provide Unique Human Stem Cell Lines for Research Use

BioTime, Inc., (OTCBB:BTIM) and BioTime’s wholly-owned subsidiary Embryome Sciences, Inc., have signed a manufacturing and distribution agreement with International Stem Cell Corporation (OTCBB:ISCO) through its wholly-owned subsidiary Lifeline Cell Technology (Lifeline) to jointly produce ...

Altogen Biosystems Launches Custom Biotechnology Research Services: Generation of Stable Cell Lines and RNAi Cell Transfection Services

LAS VEGAS, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Altogen Biosystems ( http://www.altogen.com ) announced launch of new contract research services. Located in Las Vegas, NV, Altogen Custom Services focus on providing specialized biotechnology and pharmaceutical services, including RNA Interference (RNAi) se...

SAFC Biosciences(R) Expands Media Capability for Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) Cell Lines

EX-CELL(TM) CD CHO Fusion Media Formulation and CHO cGMP Media Library for Cell Culture Applications Now Available ST. LOUIS, April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAFC Biosciences(R), a business segment within SAFC(R), a member of the Sigma-Aldrich Group (Nasdaq: SIAL ), today announced that i...

Increased Light Leads to Early Detection: Caliper Life Sciences Introduces Bioware(R) Ultra Cancer Cell Lines

-Researchers Now Able to Detect a Single Cancer Cell Through In Vivo Imaging- HOPKINTON, Mass., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP ) today introduced Bioware(R) Ultra cell lines, a range of ultra bright light producing...

Caliper Life Sciences Forms Alliance With Horizon Discovery to Provide Enhanced Solutions for Cancer Research Based on Isogenic Cell Lines

- CDAS Expands Offering to Include Screening for Targeted Cancer Drugs Using Genetically-Defined In-Vitro Human Disease Models - HOPKINTON, Mass., April 9, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP ) today announced a partnership with Horizon Discovery Lt...

Dividing stem cells along partisan lines isnt a good experiment

Magnified stem cells. Source: Office of U.S. Rep. Jane Harman (D-Redondo Beach, Calif.) MADISON Are human embryonic stem cells Democratic or Republican? As silly as that question is, it appears to be at the core of one of the more lamentable wedge issues of the 2004 presidential campaign. Bo...

Wisconsin companies on the front lines in the war against cancer

It seems I cant go more than a few weeks without hearing about someone a friend, a relative, a business acquaintance who has been diagnosed with cancer. Thats the bad news. The good news is that, in general, their chances of survival are getting better by the day. Society is slowing winning...

WiCell, California firm agree to distribute stem cell lines derived with new technique

Madison, Wis. - Maybe there is something to this new technique of deriving stem cells without destroying embryos after all. The Madison-based WiCell Research Institute , which houses the nation's only stem cell bank, has announced an agreement in principle with Advanced Cell Technology to j...

Testing Compressed Air Lines for Microbiological Contamination

An air impaction microbial assessment of your air supply may indicate you have unwanted inhabitants in your compressed air system Rudy Pina INTRODUCTION Manufacturers of medical devices who lab...

Testing Compressed Air Lines for Microbiological Contamination

An air impaction microbial assessment of your air supply may indicate you have unwanted inhabitants in your compressed air system RUDY PINA INTRODUCTION Manufacturers of medical devices who label their product as sterile may use compressed air in vari...

Cell lines expressing recombinant aequorin and a G-protein coupled receptor for functional screening

INTRODUCTION Many G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) trigger, upon binding of an agonist, a transient increase in intracellular calcium concentration. This variation acts as an internal secondary messenger and is an important modulator of many physiological mechanisms (revie...

High Throughput siRNA Delivery In Vitro: From Cell Lines to Primary Cells

A variety of siRNA applications, including siRNA library screening, require the efficient delivery of hundreds to thousands of siRNAs to cells. Most published siRNA studies describe performing transfections in 6 ...

Stable HeLa Luciferase Reporter Cell Lines Expressing GAL4 Fusion Transactivators

Stable reporter cell lines for signal transduction pathway readout Lisa Hexdall Li Xu Alan Greener Mary Buchanan John Bauer Chao-Feng Zheng Stratagene Stratagene now offers the PathDetect HLR-CREB, HLR-Elk1, and HLR-cJun, cell lines F ...

From the YP Front Lines

MILWAUKEE -- So Ive been hanging with 42 YP leaders from across the US this week. Theyre summiting in Milwaukee for the first ever national YP come-together. And theyre blowing me away. Here are my key learnings: - They know how to command media attention. If these folks were my PR team, NGC wou...

Fiserv acquires insurance, training product lines

Milwaukee, Wis. Fiserv Inc. said it has acquired insurance software from CT Insurance Services and financial training products from CCH Wall Street, which it plans to bring in line with its existing offerings. Web-based software that can submit licensing and registration filings electronica...

Platypus ready to unveil new commercial lines

Fitchburg , Wis. - Platypus Technologies recently made its way to San Jose to showcase a new line of products and court strategic partners - and the courtship continues. The life sciences and nanotechnology company is prepared to expand its product lineup beyond its current variety of nano...

A Comparison Study of Lipid Tranfection Reagents in A549, NIH 3T3 and COS-7 Cell Lines

LipoTAXI reagent is effective with a wide variety of cells Leslie S. Arrington Genetic Applications LLC LipoTAXI transfection reagent can be used for simple and reproducible delivery of foreign DNA into mammalian cells. In this study, we used varying amounts of Lip...

AOBO Announces New Product Launch

...i capsule could become one of AOBO's leading products over time. We are confident in our future growth prospects as we continue to expand our product lines and launch innovative new products." About American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. is a pharmaceu...

Data Published in Cell Stem Cell Demonstrates Potent Anti-Cancer Activity for OncoMed Pharmaceuticals' Lead Antibody

...s, using xenografts established from primary human tumors. These models are designed to be more directly representative of human tumors than the cell lines used in standard cancer research. About OMP-21M18 OMP-21M18 is a monoclonal antibody optimized to block a key signaling pathway in cancer s...

Transposagen Creates a Rat Model of the Human Immune System

...re pharmaceutical research models with single gene disruptions that mimic human diseases. Transposagen's goal is to produce 30,000 unique knockout rat lines to represent each gene in the rat genome. Transposagen is also creating a cryo-preserved sperm repository and a tissue bank from all of the knockout r...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

...nd sold by our two direct sales groups. We believe certain of these product lines contain technology advantages that may provide for more substantial revenue... as our Base Medical Products, represent more mature finished goods product lines in the ophthalmology, biopsy and general surgery areas, or medical device c...

AEterna Zentaris Partner, Keryx, Announces Agreement with FDA on a Special Protocol Assessment for Phase 3 Trial with Perifosine (KRX-0401) for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

...y treated with both bortezomib (VELCADE(R)) and an immunomodulatory agent (REVLIMID(R) or THALIDOMID(R)) and previously treated with one to four prior lines of therapy. The primary endpoint is progression-free survival and secondary endpoints include overall response rate, overall survival and safety. ...

Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...iliations exclude revenues related to the PDQ and AutoTrace product lines divested in November 2008. The $343 of 2009 revenue included remai... further revenue from either of the former PDQ or AutoTrace product lines in 2009. CALIPER LIFE SCIENCES, INC. ...

U.S. Federal Trade Commission to Challenge Thoratec's Proposed Acquisition of HeartWare International

... About Thoratec Corporation Thoratec Corporation is a world leader in therapies to address advanced-stage heart failure. The company's product lines include the Thoratec(R) VAD (Ventricular Assist Device) and HeartMate LVAS, with more than 13,000 devices implanted in patients suffering from heart f...

Sangamo BioSciences Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...O) cell line using Sangamo's proprietary zinc finger DNA-binding protein nuclease (ZFN) technology. Genentech is using ZFN technology to generate cell lines with novel characteristics for pharmaceutical protein production purposes. The milestone achievement triggered a payment from Genentech to Sangamo. ...

Junying Yu, Leading Stem Cell Researcher, Joins Cellular Dynamics International

...mson, who was the first to successfully establish human embryonic stem cell lines in 1998 . "It has been an absolute privilege to work with Junyi...it is the leader in iPS technology, the production of pluripotent stem cell lines from adult tissue. CDI was founded in 2004 by Dr. James Thomson , a pio...

Neogen Reports 16% Increase in Revenues

...y of Animal Safety's revenue growth for the year, sales of existing product lines achieved organic growth of 6% in the fourth quarter, and 4% for the year. A... Current liabilities $9,246 $11,136 Long-term lines of credit - - Other long-term liabilities...

Muscular protein bond -- strongest yet found in nature

...asurements of mechanical stability in the titin-telethonin protein complex show it to be a highly "directed" bond, extremely strong but only along the lines of natural physiological stress. Thus even at the nanoscale, this complex is oriented to resist forces that reflect the macroscale function of the org...

Karl Strauss and GreenHouse Partner to Create Alternative Fuel from Beer Waste

...uct line that includes ‘on-site, off-the-grid’ power plants, Envision Solar, GreenFiber insulation, CoolWall exterior coating, and several lines of energy-efficient windows. The E-Fuel100 MicroFueler™ is the world's first portable ethanol micro-refinery system; it replaces the traditi...

Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Research Collaborators Present Glioma Reovirus Research at ASV Annual Meeting

...ies." The poster covers preclinical work using reovirus in combination with low dose irradiation (IR) and temozolomide (TMZ). A panel of glioma cell lines and primary patient glioma explant cells were tested for susceptibility to reovirus, IR, TMZ, or a combination of these therapies in vitro. The combin...

Cellular Dynamics International In-Licenses Key Patent Portfolio for Using Stem Cell-Derived Cells in Drug Testing

...e into any cell type for world-class drug development tools. In addition, it is the leader in iPS technology, the production of pluripotent stem cell lines from adult tissue. CDI was founded in 2004 by Dr. James Thomson , a pioneer in human embryonic stem cell research at the University of Wisconsin-M...

EnVivo Pharmaceuticals Announces Reversal of Cognitive Deficits in Alzheimer's Disease Transgenic Mouse Model With Gamma-Secretase Modulator

...y superior safety profile compared to gamma secretase inhibitors (GSIs). EVP-0962 selectively reduces the production of AB42 in multiple cell lines and in the brains of normal mice and rats after a single dose. It significantly reduces the production of AB42 in the brains of transgenic mice after...

Significant Milestone Marks the Beginning of FDA-Authorized Breast Cancer Trial

... Receptor Protein, as a cancer antigen (a protein found on cancer cells that can be targeted by the body's own immune system) found in many tumor cell lines or fetal tissue, but absent on normal, healthy tissue. QI believes that the OFA antigen can serve as a unique, valuable and promising antigen for indi...

Novel drug discovery tool could identify promising new therapies for Parkinson's disease

... proteins that shuttle metals around a cell, and in proteins that regulate gene activity. The connection to antioxidants and to metals ties into other lines of research. NINDS is currently supporting clinical trials in patients to test whether specific antioxidants slow the progression of Parkinson's disea...
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