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Newer Blood Tests May Not Improve Heart Risk Assessment

...in Dallas and co-author of an accompanying editorial. "This study shows a modest incremental value," de Lemos said. "Other studies focusing on more homogeneous populations, such as the elderly, clearly show value." But in general, the predictive value of the newer biomarkers is limited, he said. "In these ...

Big disparities in the treatment of arrhythmias across Europe

...care systems across the continent, were included in the EHRA White Book 2 . "This document is intended to be the starting point in a move towards a homogeneous way of looking at data, resources, physicians, etc., across Europe. Comparison among the countries belonging to the European Society of Cardiology (ES...

Cynosure Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2009

...or a safer procedure. ThermaView is a thermal camera system that provides a heat signature map of temperatures within the treatment area to provide a homogeneous delivery of thermal energy. The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts issued a favorable set ...

Obesity Linked to Heart Failure Risk

...ies look at the impact of obesity and go a long way toward helping us understand why that is so," Jessup said. The study, done among the ethnically homogeneous Swedish population, "can help us get insights into why some racial groups have early heart failure," she said. A study reported last month that heart ...

Infant weight gain linked to childhood obesity

...oral interactions around feeding between parents and infants. And while families in the study represented various ethnic backgrounds, they were fairly homogeneous socioeconomically, so there may be some question regarding how widely the results can be generalized. Still, when seen in the context of other res...

Enzyme with a sugar antenna

...y contain sugar components. In general, natural glycoproteins do not have a homogeneous sugar component. With modern purification techniques, it is practically impossible to isolate sufficient quantities of homogeneous glycoproteins for systematic biomedical studies. Synthesis in the lab is a ...

DSM Joins the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute(R)'s Pharmaceutical Roundtable

...tical industry. Including advanced intermediates, registered materials and active pharmaceutical ingredients. Our technologies include biocatalysis, homogeneous catalysis, fermentation and chiral technologies. DSM delivers comprehensive custom manufacturing services to the spectrum of pharmaceutical companies...

How natural oils can be hydrogenated without making unhealthy trans fats

... than the reactants (liquid or gas). Compared with homogeneous catalysts, where the catalyst is in the same phase...t. But their main disadvantage is that, unlike homogeneous catalysts, which tend to be molecular, heterogeneo... These catalysts can now compete more closely with homogeneous catalysts, which industry traditionally uses for r...

BrainLAB Announces 510(k) FDA Clearance of Monte Carlo Dose Engine for Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiation Therapy

...indications before the application of the Monte Carlo method in the field of radiation therapy. Pencil Beam has proven effective for tumors located in homogeneous regions with similar tissue consistency such as the brain. However, these algorithms tend to overestimate the dose distribution in extra-cranial tumor...

Specific location of the TRAF1/C5 gene associated with multiple autoimmune diseases

... (odds ratio 1.14, p=0.027) and SLE (odds ratio 1.16, p=0.016). In order to test the reliability of this finding, researchers replicated the test in a homogeneous patient population originating from Crete, where an increase in the same part of the TRAF1/C5 gene was also observed when compared to respectively mat...
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ADVENTRX Announces ANX-530 Safety Data From Registrational Bioequivalence Clinical Study

...e. ANX-530 is designed to reduce the incidence and severity of these injection site reactions. The Company's formulation emulsifies vinorelbine into a homogeneous suspension of nanoparticles that is designed protect the venous endothelium during administration into a peripheral vein, thereby reducing irritation ...

Takeda Doses First Patient in a U.S. Phase 1 Study of Hematide(TM) to Treat Chemotherapy Induced Anemia

...hat was conducted by Affymax in Europe in 2006. This new U.S. trial will aid in the selection of the appropriate dose or doses to be used in this more homogeneous patient population in additional later stage clinical trials. About Hematide Hematide is a novel synthetic, pegylated peptidic compound that binds...
Homogeneous in Medical Products

Fungitell assay

Description:... by the Fungitell assay. Similar to enzyme immunoassays, the Fungitell assay is performed in microplates and read in an incubating reader. It is a homogeneous assay, and does not require any washing steps. It can be completed in approximately one hour. The Fungitell assay is indicated for presumptive diagn...
Company:Associates of Cape Cod, Inc.

Excilite

Description:...hromatic excimer light system (MEL @308 nm - UVB) for rapid treatment of psoriasis and vitiligo. Designed to treat recalcitrant plaques, it allows for homogeneous and targeted exposure of extensive lesions without irradiating the rest of the body....
Company:DEKA Research & Development Corp.

SpectraMax M2 multi-detection microplate reader w/ dual-mode cuvette port

Description:...a top-of-the-line dedicated spectrofluorometer or spectrophotometer. Endpoint, kinetic, spectrum and area-well scanning read types and PathCheck allow homogeneous and heterogeneous microplate assays to be performed in this flexible system. The FI and Abs microplate reader with built-in cuvette port allows easy c...
Company:Molecular Devices Corporation

Safire Multi-Detection Monochrometer Microplate Reader

Description:...s the only monochromator reader capable of carrying out top reading and bottom reading at the click of a mouse to offer optimum sensitivity for either homogeneous or cell based assays. The additional well scanning mode enables correction of uneven cell distribution in any well. Selectable bandwidth allows perf...
Company:Tecan

Fusion Universal Microplate Analyzer

Description:...capability to use the AlphaScreen assay platform. There are eleven detection modes in one system: Reads AlphaScreen (Amplified Luminescent Proximity homogeneous Assay) technology creating one powerful assay miniaturization tool; Detect any TRF (Time-Resolved Fluorescence) chemistry; Fluorescence modes include ...
Company:PerkinElmer Life And Analytical Sciences, Inc.

KL 200 Light Source

Description:... KL 200 is a very versatile light source that can be used in wide variety of applications anytime a Zeiss stereomicroscope is used. It provides homogeneous illumination with optimum protection without heating the specimen. KL 200 is the most economical cold-light source that completes a full line of cold-...
Company:Carl Zeiss MicroImaging, Inc.

SteREO Lumar.V12

Description:...nts. Developed for the highest fluorescence performance stereomicroscopy, SteREO Lumar offers first-class optical illumination systems for independent homogeneous illumination of specimens at all magnifications, with the highest contrast and unprecedented 3D view. HiLite - an independent zoom for optimal adaptat...
Company:Carl Zeiss MicroImaging, Inc.

Emit® Phenytoin Assay

Description:... The Emit Phenytoin Assay is a homogeneous enzyme immunoassay for use in the quantitative analysis of phenytoin in human serum or plasma....
Company:Dade Behring, Inc.

Emit®2000 Phenytoin Assay

Description:... The Emit 2000 Phenytoin Assay is a homogeneous enzyme immunoassay intended for use in the quantitative analysis of phenytoin in human serum or plasma. Emit 2000 assays are designed for use with mos...
Company:Dade Behring, Inc.

Emit® 2000 (Convenience Pack) Phenytoin Assay

Description:... The Emit 2000 Phenytoin Assay is a homogeneous enzyme immunoassay intended for use in the quantitative analysis of phenytoin in human serum or plasma. Kits are packaged specifically for use on the ...
Company:Dade Behring, Inc.
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Floaters

...ows on the retina... There are other more serious causes of flashes and floaters , however. ... Floaters are most easily seen when looking at a homogeneous field such the open ... To test yourself for floaters , look up at the sky (or wall) and slowly move your ... Floaters and flashes can be warni...
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AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

...ns. Through providing a new way to compare geodynamic and seismic Earth models quantitatively, the authors suggest that the mantle could be chemically homogeneous but thermally differentiated because of a large heat flux from the core. This implies that thermal history models of the Earth may have to be reevalua...

The value of variation: Ecologists consider the causes and consequences

...s from universities and other academic institutions across North America and Europe. Traditionally, ecological theory has treated a population as a homogeneous set of individuals, implicitly assuming that individuals within a population are ecologically interchangeable, but individuals are often quite diverse...

Older men more likely than women to die after pneumonia

...e pneumonia is the most common cause of sepsis, patients with this infection represent an excellent clinical model for studying sepsis in a relatively homogeneous population. In a paper published online on April 3 in The FASEB Journal, GenIMS researchers led by Drs. Yende and Angus found that people with cer...

For cancer cells, genetics alone is poor indicator for drug response

...d such "outlier" cells in the context of a new and highly touted cancer drug. They have found that vastly disparate reactions occur within genetically homogeneous cell groups. These discrepancies result from protein levels that vary from cell to cell, even among cells that are identical genetic twins. What's mo...

February 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...f mantle plumes with thick tails (diapir plumes). The conditions required for diapir versus cavity plume generation are different, and in a chemically homogeneous mantle both types are not predicted to coexist. Lenardic and Jellinek show, however, that if a variable-thickness chemical layer exists at the base of...

Researchers make breakthrough in the production of double-walled carbon nanotubes

...ar panels, sensors and a host of other applications. Up until now, the problem with double-walled carbon nanotubes has been being able to produce a homogeneous supply of them. When double-walled carbon nanotubes are synthesized, the process also creates many of the single- and multi-walled variety. Given thei...

Strange travels

... Madison, WI, December 1, 2008 Transport phenomena in highly heterogeneous media can be dramatically different from those in homogeneous media and therefore are of great fundamental and practical interest. Anomalous transport occurs in semiconductor physics, plasma physics, astrophysics...

Genes for 9 health indicators

...udy looked at a cohort of people born in northern Finland in 1966: the environmental exposure and genetic background of this population is relatively homogeneous and, because the sample includes almost all people born in that year, it reflects the overall composition of the population. The team looked at mor...

Scientists compiled 20th century temperature data in Spain as evidence of climatic change

.... The data, which have been collected in 45 Spanish observatories, were not homogeneous in every case. In climatology, a series of data (temporary series) is considered as homogeneous when its content reflects exclusively the climatic evolution (this is, when...

Popcorn-ball design doubles efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cells

...ye-sensitized solar cell to match or beat these previous records. Instead, they focused on developing new approaches and compared the performance of a homogeneous rough surface with a clumping design. One of the main quandaries in making an efficient solar cell is the size of the grains. Smaller grains have bigg...
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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Cisbio Bioassays for Technology Innovation

...vative, pioneering Tag-lite(TM) technology for cell surface receptor investigation, in particular G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs), brings together homogeneous time resolved fluorescence (HTRF(R)) and SNAP(TM)-tag technologies. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO ) GPCRs, or...

A breakthrough toward industrial production of fluorescent nanodiamonds

...recent study, which is published in Nanotechnology , researchers in France and Germany have explored with success this alternative route to producing homogeneous samples of pure and very small fluorescent diamond nanoparticles with high yield. The fabrication procedure starts with the irradiation of finely cont...

New organic material may speed Internet access

...ttering and losses. We now achieved this by using a molecular structure that decreases inter-molecular interactions and promotes the formation of a homogeneous solid state. We then heated the molecules to a vapor phase and used a molecular beam to deposit the molecules on top of the silicon structure. The mol...

Catilin Receives Renewable Energy Award for Pilot Plant

... process of the world's first heterogeneous (solid) biodiesel catalyst: Catilin's T300 Biodiesel Catalyst. Biodiesel is commonly produced using a homogeneous (liquid) catalyst, such as sodium hydroxide or sodium methylate. These catalysts require excessive amounts of water, energy, toxic chemicals, and equ...

Cynosure Launches New Workstation and Technology Innovations at American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting

...View thermal camera system measures skin surface temperature and provides a visual map of temperatures within the treatment area in order to provide a homogeneous delivery of thermal energy. This intelligence is integrated into the Smartlipo MPX system. As a result, thermal energy is delivered to a targeted temp...

Encouraging high-risk research: DFG approves funding for 2 new Reinhart Koselleck projects

...e preparation and the characterisation of the structures are extremely complex, in particular the realisation of doping profiles with well-defined and homogeneous transitions at the nanoscale. Margit Zacharias studied physics, obtained her doctorate in engineering, and then went on to qualify as a university lec...

ADVENTRX Provides Update on Strategic Transaction Process

...530 (vinorelbine emulsion) ANX-530 is a novel emulsion formulation of the chemotherapy drug vinorelbine. ANX-530 emulsifies vinorelbine into a homogeneous suspension of nanoparticles that is designed to protect the venous endothelium during administration into a peripheral vein. Navelbine(R), a branded ...

ThalesNano Flow Reactor Realizes Microwave Speed With Scale-up Ability

... be downloaded here . The X-Cube Flash(TM) is a high temperature, high pressure continuous flow reactor, developed by ThalesNano Inc. to perform homogeneous organic synthesis. The X-Cube Flash(TM) is capable of 350 degrees C and 200 bar. The system uses ThalesNano's patented precise and quick temperature a...

Nanotechnology makes supertelescopes much more sensitive

...cted research into replacing aluminium oxide with aluminium nitride (AlN), with spectacular results. An aluminium nitride layer proves to be much more homogeneous and its sensitivity, in the 602 to 720 GHz range, is also much improved. Herschel Incidentally, Lodewijk's research topic of super-conducting t...

ADVENTRX Announces Further Cost-Cutting Measures

...ANX-530 (vinorelbine emulsion) ANX-530 is a novel emulsion formulation of the chemotherapy drug vinorelbine. ANX-530 emulsifies vinorelbine into a homogeneous suspension of nanoparticles that is designed to protect the venous endothelium during administration into a peripheral vein. Navelbine(R), a branded ...
Homogeneous in Biological Products

PhastGel DNA Silver Staining Kit from GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

Description:... PhastGel DNA Silver Staining Kit, 1. Select from homogeneous and gradient polyacrylamide gels.Separate proteins and peptides on denaturing, native, and isoelectric focusing gels.Save time and improve reproducibi...
Company:GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

Flp-In pcDNA5/FRT Complete Kit from Invitrogen

Description:... Since the Flp-In System creates isogenic cell lines all transfected clones produce equivalent levels of the protein of interest. This homogeneous expression is demonstrated in Figure 3. In this experiment the coding sequence for chloramphenicol-acetyl transferase (CAT) was subcloned into pcDNA5/...
Company:Invitrogen

Flp-In pcDNA5/FRT Core Kit from Invitrogen

Description:... Since the Flp-In System creates isogenic cell lines all transfected clones produce equivalent levels of the protein of interest. This homogeneous expression is demonstrated in Figure 3 (click link below). In this experiment the coding sequence for chloramphenicol-acetyl transferase (CAT) was sub...
Company:Invitrogen

BacMagic™ DNA Kit from Novagen

Description:... function of the virus ORF1629 while the target coding sequence replaces the BAC sequence. Only the recombinant baculovirus can replicate, producing a homogeneous population of recombinants. In addition to the BacMagic DNA, the kit also contains Insect GeneJuice® Transfection Reagent, and a positive control ...
Company:Novagen

Universal Kinase / Phosphatase Fluorescence superquenching Assay Kit, TruLight™ from Calbiochem

Description:... A sensitive and high speed homogeneous assay for the detection of kinase or phosphatase activity and for screening of inhibitors in a high-throughput screening (HTS) format. This kit is bas...
Company:Calbiochem

PixCell IIe LCM Instrument with PixCell II Image Archiving Workstation (220 volts) from Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

Description:... Laser Capture Microdissection (LCM) enables you to dramatically increase the sensitivity and accuracy of molecular assays by starting with samples of homogeneous cell types and multi-cellular structures isolated from whole tissue or cytology samples. This unique approach to microdissection-developed in 1996 at ...
Company:Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

PixCell IIe LCM Instrument with PixCell II Image Archiving Workstation (110 volts) from Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

Description:... Laser Capture Microdissection (LCM) enables you to dramatically increase the sensitivity and accuracy of molecular assays by starting with samples of homogeneous cell types and multi-cellular structures isolated from whole tissue or cytology samples. This unique approach to microdissection-developed in 1996 at ...
Company:Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

T1 Thermocylcer 384 from LABREPCO, Inc.

Description:...ion, modules for 384 well plates or in-situ applications are available. The High Precision Smart Lid provides automatic pressure control and ensures a homogeneous temperature distribution also above the block....
Company:LABREPCO, Inc.
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Strain

...t, use, or tax to the utmost to strain every nerve ... Strain includes the dilation and distortion components of deformation. ... Approximately homogeneous strain ... Highly heterogeneous strain ... Low back strains can be painful and debilitating. ... Common Types of Sprains and Strains - Diag...

Pyrenoid

...nes © Copyright-Howard Studstill (634479752650) ... pyrenoid appears as a small electron-dense region on ... Initially, the pyrenoid is a small homogeneous ... the crystalline matrix of the pyrenoid , it begins to ... photype: disk-shaped plastids with a pyrenoid that ... pyrenoid appears as a sma...

Ciliophora

...ra , Suctoria) on the mysid Schistomysis parkeri (Crustacea) ... Ciliophora ( ′silē′äfərə ) ( invertebrate zoology ) The ciliated protozoans, a homogeneous subphylum of the Protozoa distinguished principally by a Ciliophora , phylum in the kingdom Protista consisting of the ciliates, or ciliophor...

Breed

... A breed is a group of domestic animals with a homogeneous appearance, behavior, and other characteristics that distinguish it from other animals of the same species. When bred together, animals of the sam...
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