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Cryo-Cell to Present Novel Adult Stem Cell Research During 2009 China Medical Biotech Forum

OLDSMAR, Fla., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cryo-Cell International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CCEL), one of the largest and most established leaders in stem cell innovation, will present data on the proliferative ability of stem cells found in menstrual blood (known as Men...

Bellicum Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase I/II Clinical Trial of Novel Vaccine for Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer

HOUSTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced dosing of the first patient in a Phase I/II clinical trial of BP-GMAX-CD1, a novel pharmacologically regulated dendritic cell vaccine for the treatment of prostate cancer. The disease-specific trial is be...

Nfocus Neuromedical Announces European Approval for Novel Guiding Catheter at Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Nfocus Neuromedical Inc. announced today at the 6th Annual Meeting of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery ( www.snisonline.org ) that Nfocus has earned a European CE Mark approval for its novel guiding catheter, the Echo(TM) Di...

Labopharm receives complete response letter from the U.S. FDA for novel antidepressant

LAVAL, QC, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS; NASDAQ: DDSS ) today announced it has received a complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the new drug application (NDA) submission of its novel formulation of the antidepressant trazodone....

American Society of Hematology awards grants to encourage novel medical training programs

(WASHINGTON, July 13, 2009) The American Society of Hematology (ASH) announces that Ellis J. Neufeld, MD, PhD, of Harvard Medical School, Thomas Shea, MD, of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Alvin Schmaier, MD, of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, will each receive ASH...

Transdel Pharmaceuticals Completes Enrollment in Phase 3 Clinical Study for Novel Topical Pain Treatment

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transdel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TDLP) a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing non-invasive, topically administered products, today announced they have successfully completed the enrollment of patients in their ...

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Labopharm files New Drug Submission with Health Canada for novel antidepressant

LAVAL, QC, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS; NASDAQ: DDSS ) today announced it has filed a New Drug Submission (NDS) with the Therapeutic Products Directorate of Health Canada for its novel formulation of the antidepressant trazodone. "We are pleased to file our New Dru...

Fruitfly Model of a Neuropathic Disease Demonstrates Novel Role for Proteins in the Family of aTyr Pharma's Product Class

SAN DIEGO, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Research published in the June 26, 2009 edition of Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences provides further evidence for novel roles of tRNA synthetases in disease, validating the therapeutic potential for aTyr Pharma's new class of naturally occurring prot...

Data Demonstrates Long-Term Reduction In Seizure Frequency With Novel Once Daily Anti-Epileptic Zebinix(R)

S. MAMEDE DO CORONADO, Portugal, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented today, in Budapest, demonstrated that add-on treatment with the novel, once-daily anti-epileptic Zebinix(R)* (eslicarbazepine acetate; ESL) resulted in a marked and sustained decrease in seizure frequency over the long-ter...

CeNeRx BioPharma Obtains Rights to Novel Drug Candidate for Prevention and Treatment of Neurodegeneration Disorders

--Orally Active Enhancer of Human Nerve Growth Factor Has Demonstrated Promising Activity Preclinically-- --Broad Potential Applications Include Neuropathies, Alzheimer's and Huntington's Disease and Others-- RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CeNeRx BioPharma, Inc., a...

FYI From Human Genome Sciences: GlaxoSmithKline Study Shows GSK's Novel Diabetes Treatment Syncria(R) (Albiglutide) Improves Glucose Control, Reduces Weight

ROCKVILLE, Md. , June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Attached is a press release issued yesterday by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), regarding new Phase 2 data for Syncria(R) (albiglutide) presented at the American Diabetes Association 69th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans. (Logo: http://www.newsco...

Study Shows GSK's Novel Diabetes Treatment SYNCRIA(R) (albiglutide) Improves Glucose Control and Reduces Weight

LONDON, RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., and NEW ORLEANS, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Phase II data presented today at the American Diabetes Association 69th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans show that the investigational type 2 diabetes treatment Syncria(R) (albiglutide) significantly redu...

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MYO-VAD™ Cardiac Assist Device

Description:... The MYO-VAD is a novel cardiac support system with unique, life-saving features....
Company:Biophan Technologies, Inc.

Wizard Vortex

Description:...c technology for vortexing, creates a unique solution applying touch-less vibration system (Patent Pending). The Wizard is an ergonomic user friendly, novel design vortex, needed on EVERY laboratory bench....
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VH™ IVUS Imaging System

Description:...ardiologist and his or her staff while the patient remains on the table. No changes to standard clinical practice are required to employ VH IVUS. This novel technology provides automated measurement tools to simplify image interpretation and employs a pre-determined color key to display plaque composition ...
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Autoclavable Pipette P2

Description:...en digital models cover the range from 2ul to 5000ul. Fills and empties the liquid fluently. Volume lock design prevents inadvertent volume change. novel hand grip shape reduces the horizontal grip. Whole pipette is autoclavable at 121C(250F). To prevent corrosion the tip ejector is all polypropylene....
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Autoclavable Pipette P5000

Description:...en digital models cover the range from 2ul to 5000ul. Fills and empties the liquid fluently. Volume lock design prevents inadvertent volume change. novel hand grip shape reduces the horizontal grip. Whole pipette is autoclavable at 121C(250F). To prevent corrosion the tip ejector is all polypropylene....
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Autoclavable Pipette P100

Description:...en digital models cover the range from 2ul to 5000ul. Fills and empties the liquid fluently. Volume lock design prevents inadvertent volume change. novel hand grip shape reduces the horizontal grip. Whole pipette is autoclavable at 121C(250F). To prevent corrosion the tip ejector is all polypropylene....
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Depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition

...d sensitive receptors on hippocampal excitatory and inhibitory fibers. Neuropharmacology. Sep;43(4):503-10. Hajos N, Ledent C, Freund TF. (2001) novel cannabinoid-sensitive receptor mediates inhibition of glutamatergic synaptic transmission in the hippocampus. Neuroscience. 106(1):1-4. Herkenha...

Medicine

...ndard protocols which are then disseminated to healthcare providers. One problem with this 'best practice' approach is that it could be seen to stifle novel approaches to treatment. Drug ampoules Genomics and knowledge of human genetics is already having some influence on medicine, ...

Ramón Carrillo

...n ( phylogeny ), and the comparative anatomy of the brain across the several classes of vertebrates . In the same period Ramón Carrillo contributed novel techniques for neurological diagnosis: he refined iodine-contrasted ventriculography, called iodoventriculography, and discovered signs in it for se...

Therapeutic gene modulation

...from gene therapy in that gene modulation seeks to alter the expression of an endogenous gene (perhaps through the introduction of a gene encoding a novel modulatory protein) whereas gene therapy concerns the introduction of a gene whose product aids the recipient directly. Modulation of gene expressio...
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Yellow Fever

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Vertigo

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Vaccinations

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Urinary catheters

...r is any tube system placed in the body to drain and collect ... Urinary catheters are sometimes recommended as a way to manage urinary ... novel urinary catheters impregnated with nitrofurazone or minocycline and ... Each year, urinary catheters are inserted in more than 5 million patie...

TRAP

... Trap (novel), a novel by Peter Mathers ... Tartrate resistant acid phosphatase ( TRAP ) Twin reversed arterial perfusion ( TRAP ), a twin pregnancy abnormality .....

Rickettsia

...a bellii OSU 85-389. Rickettsia bellii RML369-C. Rickettsia Canadensis (1) Rickettsia canadensis str. McKiel. Spotted Fever Group (5) ... A novel Rickettsia species of undetermined pathogenicity was detected in Ixodes scapularis. ... A portion of rompB was not amplified for the rickettsia in...
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La Jolla Institute discovers novel tumor suppressor

SAN DIEGO (August 3, 2009) La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology researchers studying an enzyme believed to play a role in allergy onset, instead have discovered its previously unknown role as a tumor suppressor that may be important in myeloproliferative diseases and some types of lymphoma...

Got zinc? New zinc research suggests novel therapeutic targets

Everyone knows that vitamins "from A to zinc" are important for good health. Now, a new research study in the August 2009 print issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology ( http://www.jleukbio.org ) suggests that zinc may be pointing the way to new therapeutic targets for fighting infections. Spe...

Funxional successfully completes initial clinical trial of FX125L, an anti-inflammatory drug with a novel mechanism of action

CAMBRIDGE (UK). 8th July 2009 / b3c newswire / - Funxional Therapeutics Ltd (Funxional) has announced today the successful completion of the first Phase I study with FX125L , an orally available small molecule which belongs to a new therapeutic class named Broad Spectrum Chemokine Inhibitors ( BS...

International collaboration by scientists culminates in novel ion channels database

An important resource consolidating understanding of the roles played by Ion channels in drug action is now available for scientists and students. The International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) announce the publication of a new ion channels database, covering both the voltag...

UC Davis grant zeroes in on novel asthma diagnosis and treatment

DAVIS--An entomology professor at the University of California, Davis who discovered a novel therapeutic target for treating inflammation, has received a three-year $750,000 grant from the American Asthma Foundation to investigate whether his discovery will work on asthma, a chronic disea...

ExcellGene and Khner achieved milestone in development of novel 250 Liter mammalian cell culture bioreactors

May 12, 2009 / b3c newswire / - ExcellGene SA, Monthey and Adolf Kühner AG, Birsfelden announce today that they achieved an important milestone in the development of a revolutionary cell culture technology for scale up and manufacturing from suspension cultured mammalian cells. As part of a...

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Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Acquires Exclusive License to Novel Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Technology From Stanford University

PALO ALTO, Calif., August 4, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company developing antiviral therapies, announced today that it has licensed the exclusive worldwide rights to novel Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) technology from Stanford University. This te...

SENOMYX AND FIRMENICH TO COLLABORATE ON DISCOVERY, DEVELOPMENT AND WORLDWIDE COMMERCIALIZATION OF NOVEL SWEET ENHANCERS

SAN DIEGO, CA AND GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, August 3, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senomyx, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNMX ), a leading company focused on using proprietary technologies to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients for the food, beverage, and ingredient supply indus...

SyntheMed Receives US Patent on Novel Polymer Technology

ISELIN, N.J., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SyntheMed, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SYMD), a biomaterials company engaged in the development and commercialization of anti-adhesion products, announced today that it has been awarded US Patent #7,569,643 pertaining to its bioresorbable reverse ...

Debiopharm and MSM Protein Technologies Sign Agreement for Research and Development of Debio 0929, a Novel Oncology Biologic

LAUSANNE, Switzerland and MEDFORD, Massachussets, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group of companies with a focus on the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs, and MSM Protein Technologies (MSM), a human ...

OMT announces a breakthrough in the development of a novel human antibody platform

Palo Alto, CA: July 23, 2009 Open Monoclonal Technology, Inc. (OMT), in collaboration with Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ, SGMO), Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL), The Medical College of Wisconsin, and INSERM, today announced the creation of the first targeted knockout rats as detaile...

Sumavel(TM) DosePro(TM) (sumatriptan injection) Approved by FDA for Acute Migraine and Cluster Headache: First Product Featuring Novel DosePro Needle-Free Delivery System

SAN DIEGO, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Zogenix, Inc. ("Zogenix"), a privately held pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its New Drug Application (NDA) for Sumavel DosePro (sumatriptan injection) needle...

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Spatial Behavior System, Novel Object from myNeuroLab.com

Description: Novel Object Records behavior directed toward examining a novel object in the environment.The Spatial Behavior line is a family of instruments all built around a video camera, frame grabber, and feature extraction software and that can track two fields at once and up to 6 moving animals. Software ...
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Peroxide Block for Image Analysis from ScyTek Laboratories

Description:...dase. Traditional methods describe blocking peroxidase with hydrogen peroxide. This reagent employs hydrogen peroxide in combination with additional novel components to further quench endogenous peroxidase. Storage: 2-8 Centigrade...
Company:ScyTek Laboratories

TRIMMER-Direct cDNA Normalization Kit from Evrogen JSC

Description:...T allows to obtain normalized cDNA samples in which individual cDNA sizes range from 0.5 to 4.5 kb. The normalization is based on unique properties of novel Duplex Specific Nuclease (Zhulidov et al., Nucl. Acids. Res. 2004, 32: e37). It is performed prior to cDNA cloning, and does not include physical sepa...
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DUALmembrane 3 kit from Dualsystems Biotech AG

Description:...carry out DUALmembrane interaction analysis and cDNA library screening to characterize interactions between integral membrane proteins and to identify novel interaction partners of your protein of interest....
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ER-beta Fluorescence polarization Assay Kit from Invitrogen

Description:... Estrogen Receptor (ER) Competitor Assay Kits Green for Estrogen Receptors-alpha and -beta (ER-Alpha and ER-Beta) are ideal for screening novel estrogen receptor binding compounds and endocrine disruptors....
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I-SAGE Ditag PCR Module* from Invitrogen

Description:...ide expression analysis. Expression profiles generated by SAGE are sensitive enough to detect low-abundance transcripts making it possible to identify novel genes. The I-SAGE Kit is designed to make constructing SAGE libraries convenient....
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Alfred Russel Wallace

... essay, "On the Tendency of Varieties to Depart Indefinitely From the Original Type" (1858) , and asked him to review it. In it, Wallace describes a novel theory of what is now known as "natural selection," and proposes that it explains the diversity of life. It was essentially the same as the theory th...

Botany

...ine come directly from the plant kingdom. Aspirin , which originally came from the bark of willow trees, is just one example. There may be many novel cures for diseases provided by plants, waiting to be discovered. Popular stimulants like coffee , chocolate , tobacco and tea also come from ...

Cloning

...on of functional DNA from extinct species has, for decades, been a dream of some scientists. The possible implications of this were dramatized in the novel by Michael Crichton and high budget Hollywood thriller, called " Jurassic Park ". In real life, one of the most anticipated targets for cloning w...

Evolution

... 1.1.3 Origin of life 1.2 The emergence of novel traits 1.2.1 Mechanisms of inheritance ...rganisms from a single ancestor. The origin of novel traits in a lineage. The mechanisms that caus... with which we are familiar. The emergence of novel traits Mechanisms of inheritance In Darwin's...

Evolutionary developmental biology

...e is an apparent paradox: "where we most expect to find variation, we find conservation, a lack of change". Even within a species, the occurrence of novel forms within a population points to the preexistence of genetic variation sufficient to account for morphological diversity. For example, there is...

Extinction

...t been attempted, due to technological limitations as well as ethical and philosophical questions. This concept was fictionalized in the popular novel and movie Jurassic Park . Causes There are a variety of causes that can contribute directly or indirectly to the extinction of a species or gr...
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Yellow fever

... is a severe infectious Yellow Fever vaccination requirements. ... Yellow Fever Vaccinations Clinics. FAQ. Specific Groups & Settings. novel H1N1 Flu and Travel ... Many yellow fever infections are mild, but the disease can cause severe, life ... Yellow fever is preventable by im...

Transposon mapping

...ogical ,biology dictionary,biology terminology,biology terms,biology abbreviations ... is also called transposon mapping . Full article > ... novel microarray-based transposon mapping technology and data ... Transposon mapping for identifying causes of familial cancer susceptibility sy...

Transcription factor

...hat binds DNA at specific sites where it ... Transcription factors regulate cell growth, differentiation, ... can result in expression of a novel transcription factor (2) ... Transcription factors are composed of proteins, which are coded for in our ... The most common transcription ...

Tet resistance

... for tetracycline resistance (MICs, 4 ... Amplification and analysis of tetracycline resistance genes. Location of the tet (W) gene. ... A novel tetracycline resistance gene, designated tet (32), which confers a high ... As with all RP proteins, Tet (32) also confers resistance to minoc...

Teat

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Sub-cloning

...sub - cloning process. ... DOI: 10.1038/nprot.2007.121. SLIC Sub - cloning using T4 DNA polymerase treated inserts with RecA ... We describe a novel cloning method SLIC that allows the ... BIOSCI/Bionet News .. Biosequences .. Software .. FTP. sub - cloning and protein purification ... su...
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