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Helen of Troy Limited Announces Closing of Global Infusium Brand Acquisition From Procter & Gamble

... hair dryers, curling irons, hair setters, women's shavers, brushes, combs, hair accessories, home hair clippers, mirrors, foot baths, body massagers, paraffin baths, liquid hair styling products, body powder and skin care products. The Company's household products include kitchen tools, cutlery, bar and wine...

BioMosaics' Glypican-3 Antibody (clone 1G12) Validated at PhenoPath Laboratories for Immunohistochemical Detection of Liver Cancer

...ble for use with manual protocols or in automated immunostaining instruments. The antibody validation studies were performed with formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections used in routine immunohistochemistry tests. For validation, a series of tissues (normal & tumor) that would be part of th...

Predicting the future in ovarian cancer

...ers to be identified. A research team based at the BC Cancer Agency and Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, Canada created a tissue microarray - paraffin blocks which allow numerous tissue samples to be analysed simultaneously - from 518 cases of early-stage ovarian carcinoma. They analysed the samples ...

Response Genetics Reports Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results

...hnologies. RGI's technologies enable extraction and analysis of genetic information from genes derived from tumor samples stored as formalin-fixed and paraffin embedded specimens. RGI currently generates revenue primarily from the sales of its proprietary analytical pharmacogenomic testing services of clinica...

Response Genetics to Announce Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results on Wednesday, November 14, 2007

...hnologies. RGI's technologies enable extraction and analysis of genetic information from genes derived from tumor samples stored as formalin-fixed and paraffin embedded specimens. RGI currently generates revenue primarily from the sales of its proprietary analytical pharmacogenomic testing services of clinica...

Response Genetics Announces Presentation/Webcast at BIOCOM Investor Conference

...hnologies. RGI's technologies enable extraction and analysis of genetic information from genes derived from tumor samples stored as formalin-fixed and paraffin embedded specimens. RGI currently generates revenue primarily from the sales of its proprietary analytical pharmacogenomic testing services of clinica...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

... to identify ways to reduce or capture carbon dioxide generated by the Fischer-Tropsch method of converting coal to diesel and other products, such as paraffin and chemicals for making plastics. "Weve been doing Fischer-Tropsch research for 15 years. In the last five years, interest in general has ...

China Uncovers Thousands of Dangerous Foods

...d in foods was formaldehyde, a chemical more famously used to embalm people, according to the China Daily. Other industrial materials included paraffin wax and various dyes including malachite green, which can be carcinogenic, were also found. Han said most of the sources of the contaminated f...

Time For Lice To Go

...dhering to the hair. Such treatment would be beneficial to both people with lice infestation and those who are trying to avoid acquiring one. A liquid paraffin preparation, similar to that used to prevent bird eggs from hatching, also could possibly suffocate the larva by severely decreasing the flow of oxyge...

New advance in prostate cancer management

...routine pathological examination, the needle biopsy samples are embedded in paraffin blocks to facilitate thin sectioning and examination. The new method requir...ection of the sample. These reoriented samples are then re-embedded in hot paraffin wax followed by slicing and staining. Samples processed this way retain the...
Paraffin in Medical Products

Shandon Paraffin Block Cartons

Description: Shandon Paraffin Block Cartons...
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

Shandon Paraffin Block Cabinet

Description: Shandon Paraffin Block Cabinet...
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

Shandon Slide and Paraffin Block Cabinets

Description: The Slide and Paraffin Block Cabinets have versatile drawers which accomodate a variety of slides and paraffin blocks....
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

EC 350 Paraffin Embedding Center

Description: The EC 350 consists of two modular units. The Cryo Console features a large, non-stick surface and reaches a temperature of -15C. The Dispensing Console has a large paraffin reservoir, heated dispenser nozzle, heated work surface, heated forceps holder and cold spot. Includes separate heated compar...
Company:MICROM International GmbH

T-Cell Clonality Screening Assay by PCR, Paraffin

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Ki-67 Tissue Assay, Paraffin

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Ig Heavy Chain Gene Rearrangement, Paraffin

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) High Risk, Paraffin

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Panel, Paraffin

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Low Risk, Paraffin

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
Company:ARUP Laboratories

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Paraffin in Biological News

New technique for cancer screening

...etect low numbers of tumor cells in the background of non-tumor cells in lymph nodes and other organs. Most importantly, because formalin fixation and paraffin embedding are the most common means of tissue storage, the reported method has the potential to make DNA methylation analysis possible on this vast ti...

Mineral oil contamination in humans: A health problem?

...assumed by the safety evaluation of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Further, probably a majority of the mineral oil products are not "white paraffin oils": they easily contain 30 % aromatic components, a substantial portion being alkylated adding to the health risk. This unerringly questions the cu...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 27, 2008

...attacks bread mold with antimicrobials, may provide a better alternative, the researchers say. The scientists prepared active packaging composed of paraffin wax paper with different concentrations of cinnamon essential oil, which has high antimicrobial activity. They then inoculated fresh white bread with ...
Paraffin in Biological Technology

Genomic Analysis of Formalin-Fixed Paraffin Embedded (FFPE) Tissues through the use of Whole Genome Amplification (WGA)

The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. S. Ambrose (1936-2002) Ernest Mueller Preserved samples from medical, forensic, museum and other archival collections represent a rich source of study material, much of it meticulously collected...

World BioBank(TM) Launch Benefits Advanced Medical Research

...sure the highest quality samples and data. Sample types routinely collected and housed include: solid tissues (snap frozen and matched formalin-fixed paraffin embedded diseased and normal internal controls) from surgical resections, image-guided biopsies, bone marrow biopsies and endoscopic biopsies. Liquid...

Interim Report for the Period 1 January - 30 September 2008 (Unaudited)

...new molecular diagnostic tests can be performed on tissue in formalin fixed paraffin embedded blocks (FFPE). Portfolio of cellular based Oncotech EDR te...ard procedures at hospitals as most tissues are available as formalin fixed paraffin embedded blocks (FFPE). Providing molecular diagnostic tests based on bioma...

Monogram Announces HERmark(TM) Oral Presentation at the 44th ASCO Annual Meeting

...ions or signaling pathway activity allowing for disease characterization at the molecular level. VeraTag is designed to run on standard formalin-fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) patient samples. About Monogram Monogram is advancing individualized medicine by discovering, developing and marketing innovative ...

HER1 and HER3 VeraTag(TM) Assays are Now Available for Use in Development and Clinical Evaluation of Cancer Therapeutics

...ntitative measurements of protein expression and activity in formalin fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tumor samples. These assays supplement HERmark(TM), Monogra... the molecular level. VeraTag is designed to run on standard formalin-fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) patient samples. About Monogram Monogram is advancing i...

Femtogram-level chemical measurements now possible, U. of I. team reports

...d. As a demonstration of the technique, the researchers scanned a piece of paraffin with their probe, and removed a sample for analysis. They then used Raman a...infrared spectroscopy to chemically analyze the sample. After analysis, the paraffin was removed by thermal decomposition, allowing reuse of the probe. We anti...

Biomatrica's PCRboost(TM) Enables 5-Fold Improvement in Amplification of Difficult Samples

...educed, resulting in significant time and cost savings. "With PCRboost, I obtained at least a 5-fold increase in the amplification of formalin-fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) cervical cancer tissue samples compared to using water in a standard master mix," said Mina Kalantari, Ph.D., University of California...

Henry Ford Hospital and Rosetta Genomics to Develop MicroRNA-based Diagnostics for Brain Cancer

...ults from this analysis, Rosetta Genomics will use its proprietary microRNA extraction technologies to perform a microRNA analysis from Formalin Fixed paraffin Embedded (FFPE) samples received from Henry Ford Hospital. "The goal of our collaborations with the leading cancer research centers is to seek new i...

Response Genetics' CEO to Discuss Advances in Optimizing Therapy through Pharmacogenomics as Part of a Series of Presentations at AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference

...hnologies. RGI's technologies enable extraction and analysis of genetic information from genes derived from tumor samples stored as formalin-fixed and paraffin embedded specimens. RGI currently generates revenue primarily from the sales of its proprietary analytical pharmacogenomic testing services of clinica...

Response Genetics Announces Presentations/Webcasts at Upcoming Investor Conferences

...hnologies. RGI's technologies enable extraction and analysis of genetic information from genes derived from tumor samples stored as formalin-fixed and paraffin embedded specimens. RGI currently generates revenue primarily from the sales of its proprietary analytical pharmacogenomic testing services of clinica...
Paraffin in Biological Products

Rat Paraffin Mixed Tissue Microarray, Panel- 2 from Zyagen Laboratories

Description: Zyagen tissue microarrays are derived from Paraffin embedded tissue blocks, which are subjected to rigorous quality control procedures to ensure the highest quality. Tissues of each array are manually assembled in one block, sectioned at a thickness of 5 microns and mounted on coated slides. Sectio...
Company:Zyagen Laboratories

Rat Paraffin Neuronal Tissue Microarray from Zyagen Laboratories

Description: Zyagen tissue microarrays are derived from Paraffin embedded tissue blocks, which are subjected to rigorous quality control procedures to ensure the highest quality. Tissues of each array are manually assembled in one block, sectioned at a thickness of 5 microns and mounted on coated slides. Sectio...
Company:Zyagen Laboratories

Rat Paraffin Digestive Tissue Microarray from Zyagen Laboratories

Description: Zyagen tissue microarrays are derived from Paraffin embedded tissue blocks, which are subjected to rigorous quality control procedures to ensure the highest quality. Tissues of each array are manually assembled in one block, sectioned at a thickness of 5 microns and mounted on coated slides. Sectio...
Company:Zyagen Laboratories

Rat Paraffin Reproductive Tissue Microarray from Zyagen Laboratories

Description: Zyagen tissue microarrays are derived from Paraffin embedded tissue blocks, which are subjected to rigorous quality control procedures to ensure the highest quality. Tissues of each array are manually assembled in one block, sectioned at a thickness of 5 microns and mounted on coated slides. Sectio...
Company:Zyagen Laboratories

Mouse Paraffin Mixed Tissue Microarray, Panel -3 from Zyagen Laboratories

Description: Zyagen tissue microarrays are derived from Paraffin embedded tissue blocks, which are subjected to rigorous quality control procedures to ensure the highest quality. Tissues of each array are manually assembled in one block, sectioned at a thickness of 5 microns and mounted on coated slides. Sectio...
Company:Zyagen Laboratories

Mouse Paraffin Digestive Tissue Microarray from Zyagen Laboratories

Description: Zyagen tissue microarrays are derived from Paraffin embedded tissue blocks, which are subjected to rigorous quality control procedures to ensure the highest quality. Tissues of each array are manually assembled in one block, sectioned at a thickness of 5 microns and mounted on coated slides. Sectio...
Company:Zyagen Laboratories

PT ModuleTM Deparaffinization and Heat-Induced Epitope Retrieval Solution (10X) from Lab Vision

Description:...on glass microscope slides. Deparffinization is accomplished by melting the paraffin at the high temperature used in HIER (over 90degrees C) along with emulsification of the paraffin by detergent. Formaldehyde fixation impairs or totally destroys the immunor...
Company:Lab Vision

PT ModuleTM Deparaffinization and Heat-Induced Epitope Retrieval Solution (100X) from Lab Vision

Description:...on glass microscope slides. Deparffinization is accomplished by melting the paraffin at the high temperature used in HIER (over 90degrees C) along with emulsification of the paraffin by detergent. Formaldehyde fixation impairs or totally destroys the immunor...
Company:Lab Vision

Rat Tissue Array: Brain, heart, kidney, liver, lung, muscle, spleen and stomach, each tissue from 10 female and 10 male, respectively from BioChain

Description:... Rat adult normal paraffin tissue array is designed for rapidly screening genes or proteins of interest in extensive panels of different types of tissues. Rat brain, heart, kid...
Company:BioChain

Tissue Block Controls from QualTek Molecular Laboratories

Description:... QML offers standard and customized paraffin embedded tissue blocks....
Company:QualTek Molecular Laboratories

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