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Novel approach strips staph of virulence

An international team of researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has blocked staph infections in mice using a drug previously tested in clinical trials as a cholesterol-lowering agent. The novel approach, described in the February 14 online edition of Science, could offer ...

Roche Announces New Co-pay Program in Pennsylvania that Makes It Easier for Patients with Diabetes to Receive Savings on ACCU-CHEK(R) Blood Glucose Test Strips

eVoucherRx lowers patients' financial responsibility for their diabetes therapy, positively influencing compliance and persistency; electronic coupon program works in real time at point of dispensing ACCU-CHEK(R) test strips. INDIANAPOLIS, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today the la...

Roche Announces New Co-pay Program in Florida that Makes It Easier for Patients with Diabetes to Receive Savings on ACCU-CHEK(R) Blood Glucose Test Strips

eVoucherRx lowers patients' financial responsibility for their diabetes therapy, positively influencing compliance and persistency; electronic coupon program works in real time at point of dispensing ACCU-CHEK(R) test strips. INDIANAPOLIS, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today the la...

Roche Announces New Co-Pay Program in California That Makes it Easier for Patients With Diabetes to Receive Savings on ACCU-CHEK(R) Blood Glucose Test Strips

eVoucherRx lowers patients' financial responsibility for their diabetes therapy, positively influencing compliance and persistency; electronic coupon program works in real time at point of dispensing ACCU-CHEK(R) test strips. INDIANAPOLIS, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today the la...

Neovasc Announces Agreement With LeMaitre Vascular for Exclusive Distribution Rights to its Biological Vascular Strips

--Vascular Device Leader LeMaitre Vascular to Distribute Neovasc's Biological Vascular Strips in the U.S. and Europe, With Option to Purchase the Product Line-- VANCOUVER, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neovasc Inc. (TSXV: NVC), a new specialty vascular device company, today a...

Students Devise Oral Quick-dissolve Strips for Rotavirus Vaccine

A thin strip that dissolves in the mouth like a popular breath-freshener could someday provide life-saving rotavirus vaccine to infants in impoverished areas. The innovative drug-delivery system was developed by Johns Hopkins undergraduate biomedical engineering students. During a two-seme...

Siemens Showcases Innovative Products and Educational Offerings

...d urninalysis, from chemistry to microscopy. CLINITEK Status(R) Connect System , which along with the Multistix(R) family of urinalysis testing strips is providing data management to efficiently manage in-office or point-of care urinalysis testing, including advanced security features, QC reminders a...

OneTouch(R) Ping(TM) Glucose Management System Approved by Health Canada

...Ultra((R)) test strip, the #1-selling test strip in Canada and #1 test strip preferred among insulin users in Canada.( )OneTouch((R)) Ultra((R)) test strips have more than 6 years of proven accuracy and use patented DoubleSure(TM) technology to automatically check and confirm results for accuracy ...

New technique could sustain cancer patients' fertility

...echnique may not be acceptable to all female cancer patients. Researchers have already identified experimental methods to freeze entire ovaries or strips of ovarian tissue and implant them in a woman's body when she is ready to have children. This is a good option for some patients, but it is possible ...

New technique could save cancer patients' fertility

...lem for those who do not have a male partner or do not wish to use donor sperm. Other researchers have experimented with freezing entire ovaries or strips of ovarian tissue and implanting them in a woman's body once she is ready to have children. But for cancer patients, it is possible that cancer cells ...
Strips in Medical Technology

Strativa Pharmaceuticals Provides Product Pipeline Update

... Ondansetron Orally Dissolving Film Strip On April 7, 2009, Strativa submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) for its new orally dissolving film strips (ODFS) formulation of ondansetron to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Strativa is seeking approval of ondansetron ODFS in 8 mg and 4 mg s...

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves ORENCIA(R) (abatacept) for the Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) in Patients Six Years and Older

...ENCIA contains maltose, which may result in falsely elevated blood glucose readings on the day of infusion when using blood glucose monitors with test strips utilizing glucose dehydrogenase pyrroloquinolinequinone (GDH-PQQ). Consider using monitors and advising patients to use monitors that do not react wit...

Urinalysis Analyzers: Large Capabilities in Every Size Device

...asurement. The analyzer reads the urine test strips under standardized conditions at three wavelengths...nd NT. The PocketChem has a throughput of 60 strips per hour and a memory capacity of 100 test results... Analyzer, designed for use with DiaScreen Reagent strips for Urinalysis. The analyzer handles 50...

Point of Care Cardiac Analyzers Yield Rapid Cardiac Marker Results

...oche Diagnostic Systems offers The Cardiac Reader System with separate test strips for for troponin T and myoglobin. It is a quantitative gold-labeled immunochemistry assay for heparinized whole blood specimens. The strips are read in the Cardiac Reader analyzer, which measures the intensity of th...

Hemoglobin Testing at the Point of Care

...sts. Liquid quality controls are available and the company recommends that quality-control testing should be performed upon receipt of new lot of test strips and once every three months thereafter. In the countertop category, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Hercules, Calif., produces the D-10 Hemoglobin Testing...

Analyzers Offer Point-of-Care Lipid Panels

...ufactured by the company that use proprietary test strips and a reflectance photometry processor to perform ...ries supply enough power for over 1000 tests. Test strips have a long shelf life and require no refrigeratio...cleared for home use, and there is a range of test strips that do not require analyzer devices to test for t...

Prothrombin Time Comes in Small (CLIA-Waived) Packages

...ontaining thromboplastin, initiating the coagulation cascade. Alternating magnetic fields in the cocktail cause pre-incorporated iron particles in the strips reaction chamber to move. An endpoint is reached when the formation of a clot causes immobilization of these particles. The company says that th...

Monitoring Options Expand for Therapeutic Agents and Drugs of Abuse

...n a self-contained urinalysis drug test process that detects the presence of drug metabolites in urine within minutes. The kits cup contains detection strips designed to test for a particular drug at NIDA cut-off levels. It provides instant results using a technology similar to that found in home pregnancy ...
Strips in Medical Products

Urine Reagent Strips (URS9)

Description: Vial with 100 Urine Reagent Test Strips, tests for glucose, protein, pH, blood, ketone, bilirubin, nitrite, urobilinogen, specific gravity. FOR LABORATORY USE BY QUALIFIED TECHNICIANS....
Company:LW Scientific

Multistix PRO Reagent Strips for Urinalysis

Description: Protein-to-creatinine ratio is key to earlier detection of Kidney Disease...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics

First Response Malaria P.f / P.v Antigen Strips

Description: Detection of Malarial antigen in Human whole blood....
Company:Premier Medical Corporation

pHix Strips

Description: pHix Strips easily fix the catheter on the nose and are made of microporous tape allowing the skin to breathe....
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology

Clinitek® Microalbumin Reagent Strips

Description: A dip-and-read urinalysis product available for the Clinitek® 50 and Clinitek® 100 systems. Clinitek® Microalbumin Strips provide albumin, creatinine and albumin-to-creatinine ratio results in one minute. The Clinitek® Microalbumin product is useful to test for microalbuminuria in p...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics

Weck-Cel Points and Strips

Description: Weck-Cel Triangle shaped spearhead, set on a malleable, polypropylene handle, is designed for use in delicate, surgical areas. Maintains rigidity during wicking process. Single use, packaged sterile....
Company:Medtronic Xomed, Inc.

Clinitek Microalbumin Reagent Strips

Description: Clinitek Microalbumin Strips provide albumin, creatinine and albumin-to-creatinine ratio results in one minute. The Clinitek Microalbumin product is useful to test for microalbuminuria in patients with diabetes or hypertension in order to detect early kidney disease. Microalbuminuria, an ab...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics

Multistix 10 SG Reagent Strips

Description: The Reliable Choice for Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Detection at the Front Line. A multi-center study was conducted to identify patients with potential UTIs. There were 1,887 urine specimens tested comparing the leukocyte and nitrite results of Multistix 10 SG urinalysis strips to urine culture....
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics

Clinitemp Perfusion Monitor Strips

Description: Clinitemp Perfusion Monitor Strips are non-invasive and theres no expensive electronic technology to buy or maintain. Clinitemp Perfusion Monitor Strips are simple to use. Clinitemp Perfusion Monitor Strips are accurate and reliable. The advanced liquid crystal technology has proven to be reliable ...
Company:Hallcrest, Inc.

StatStrip Glucose Monitoring System

Description:... that approaches the quality of central laboratory testing. StatStrip incorporates new four well glucose measuring strip technology. Current glucose strips use only one well. Novas exclusive Multi-Well system measures and corrects hematocrit interference as well as interferences from acetaminophen (Tylen...
Company:Nova Biomedical

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Strips in Biological News

Flexible solar strips light up campus bus shelter

There won't be anymore waiting in the dark at this campus bus shelter. New flexible solar cell technology developed by a group of engineering researchers at McMaster University has been installed to power lighting for night-time transit users. The researchers are also hoping that the prototy...

New membrane strips carbon dioxide from natural gas faster and better

A modified plastic material greatly improves the ability to separate global warming-linked carbon dioxide from natural gas as the gas is prepared for use, according to engineers at The University of Texas at Austin who have analyzed the new plastics performance. Like a sponge that only soaks up...

Toxin detection as close as an inkjet printer

...entation. The research showed that the printed enzyme retains full activity for at least two months when stored properly, suggesting that such sensor strips should have a good shelf life. Portable bio-sensing papers are expected to be extremely useful in monitoring environmental and food-based toxins, a...

Urban myth disproved: Fingerprints do not improve grip friction

...es more like rubber than a normal solid, the duo varied the area of each fingerpad that came into contact with the surface by dragging narrow and wide strips of Perspex along Warman's fingerpads. They found that the friction did increase as more of the fingerprint came in contact with the surface, so the sk...

Study shows CGM devices also benefit people with type 1 diabetes

...ook at least three daily insulin injections, and had HbA1c levels below 7.0%. Subjects in the control group were given blood glucose meters and test strips and asked to perform blood glucose monitoring at least four times daily, and met with study personnel as often as the CGM group. The study is the...

How an enzyme tells stem cells which way to divide

... the journal Current Biology . Instead of a complex cascade of protein deactivation steps that many biologists have theorized, Prehoda said, aPKC strips phosphate off an energy-transfer nucleotide known as ATP and then attaches it to Miranda. This process forces Miranda away from aPKC and helps determi...

Blood testing, mosquito style

... take regular samples of their own blood to keep glucose levels in check. The common method of drawing blood from fingertips and using glucose testing strips and metres can be painful, inconvenient and time-consuming. Electrical engineers at the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgar...

Home tooth bleaching slightly reduces enamel strength

... remaining samples, five were left untreated, and 50 were divided into five groups of 10 each to undergo treatment. The researchers used whitening strips on two groups of samples and trays filled with whitening gel on three groups. The treatment times included up to 60 minutes once per day or 60 minutes...

Geologists map rocks to soak CO2 from air

...the United States' ultramafic rocks could be enough to stash more than 500 years of U.S. CO 2 production. Conveniently, most of them are clustered in strips along the east and west coasts--some near major cities including New York, Baltimore and San Francisco. "We're trying to show that anyone within a re...

Cells with double vision

... the cell's "receptive field". Since the VS-cells are arranged parallel to each other, the fly's field of vision is completely covered by the vertical strips of the ten cells on each side of the fly's brain (the figure shows three of the ten VS-cells). Complexity by means of connectivity "However, t...
Strips in Biological Technology

Unexpectedly long-range effects in advanced magnetic devices

...ays? To find out, the NIST/ISSP team started with a thin ferromagnetic film covering a silicon wafer and then added on top a grid of antiferromagnetic strips about 10 nanometers thick and 10 micrometers wide, separated by gaps of about 100 micrometers. Using an instrument that provided real-time images of t...

Researchers: Molecular forklifts overcome obstacle to 'smart dust'

...atteries. But that's a challenge, especially for miniaturization to the level required for individual pieces of smart dust, Hess said. His research strips out all peripheral equipment by using an altogether unique and different approach: biologically powered molecular forklifts. The forklifts are asse...

New Initiative Focuses on Water Quality Improvement in the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf of Mexico

...noff and sedimentation into our nation's rivers and streams. These common on-farm stewardship practices include conservation tillage, no- till, filter strips and water control structures. Improved placement of fertilizers and precision application of fertilizers and agri-chemicals are additional, market-dri...

Is Your Decaf Really Decaf?

... in bright orange, pocket-size, flip top containers. Each one holds 20 test strips and has an affordable suggested retail price of $9.95 each. Look for D+CAF ...w possible with do-it-yourself products such as the new D+CAF caffeine test strips and the Whole Foods Market best selling home drinking water test Watersafe(...

Is Your Decaf Really Decaf? Use New "D+CAF (tm) Caffeine Test Strips" to Know for Sure

... in bright orange, pocket-size, flip top containers. Each one holds 20 test strips and has an affordable suggested retail price of $9.95 each. Look for D+CAF...w possible with do-it-yourself products such as the new D+CAF caffeine test strips and the Whole Foods Market best selling home drinking water test Watersafe&...

International Diabetes Federation Calls for Global Action to Keep All Children With Diabetes Alive

...betes in desperate circumstances. These children need life-saving insulin to survive. Even more children are in need of the monitoring equipment, test strips and education required to manage their diabetes and avoid the life-threatening complications associated with the disease. A child's access to appropri...

'Nanonet' circuits closer to making flexible electronics reality

...d simulations are needed to tell researchers precisely how wide to make the strips so that the pathway of metallic tubes is cut but the carbon nanotubes compl... and experimental efforts." Each nanonet transistor consists of numerous strips of nanotubes, separated bylines that are etched in place. The lines are eas...

Carbon nanoribbons could make smaller, speedier computer chips

...said. Using a chemical process developed by his group and described in a paper in the Feb. 29 issue of Science, the researchers have made nanoribbons, strips of carbon 50,000-times thinner than a human hair, that are smoother and narrower than nanoribbons made through other techniques. Field-effect trans...

Smiths Medical to Promote and Distribute Abbott's FreeStyle Navigator Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

...use, require smaller blood samples and provide faster results. Abbott Diabetes Care markets several leading-edge glucose monitoring systems and test strips in the United States for use in both home and hospital settings; leading brands include FreeStyle Lite, FreeStyle Freedom, FreeStyle Flash and Precisi...

New approach may render disease-causing staph harmless

...ts as an antioxidant for the bacterium, allowing it to evade attack by the bodys immune cells. By crippling production of the carotenoid, the compound strips Staph of one of its key defenses. The new research builds on a recent discovery by scientists at the University of California, San Diego. The UCSD ...
Strips in Biological Products

ELISA Strips from Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.

Description: Immulon 2HB ELISA strips, high binding irradiated surface to provide increased binding affinity for hydrophilic proteins and complexes. Flat bottom works well for reagent injection while providing the optimal optical characteristics. Each strip accomodates 12 wells. 40 strips per pack...
Company:Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.

PIP Strips from Echelon Biosciences Inc.

Description: Determin interaction of your protein with Echelons lipids...
Company:Echelon Biosciences Inc.

EPS 3501 XL Power Supply from GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

Description:...nstant voltage, constant current, constant power, and linear voltage ramp modes.Linear voltage ramp mode brings proteins to focused equilibrium in IPG strips quickly without danger of overheating.Volt-hour and milliampere-hour modes compensate for variations in gel thickness, sample ionic strength, and temp...
Company:GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

pH Indicator Strips, 1000 per case from Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.

Description:... strips have hydrophobic plastic supports that retain stiffness in liquids, protect...lution. Complementary indicator charts provide clear comparison. Full-range strips (0 to 14) graduated in 1pH units; In packs of 100; each strip is approximat...
Company:Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.

Strip Cap Tool from Bio-Rad

Description:... The strip cap tool is a used for properly seating 8- and 12-cap strips in microplates or strip tubes. A grooved channel on one side is designed to seat domed caps, while the flat edge on the opposite side is designed for ...
Company:Bio-Rad

Reacti-Bind 8-Well Strip plates Corner Notch from Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

Description:...ower coefficients of variation Preassembled - 12 strips per strip holder Eight well strips fit snugly in the plate frame, virtually eliminati...ntation of the strip when returned to the holder strips are easily and gently pried from the frame with a ...
Company:Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

Mini Incubation Trays, 100 from Bio-Rad

Description:...disposable trays that are used to screen antigens that have been blotted onto a membrane. Each tray has eight 10.5 cm x 5 mm channels that accommodate strips cut from blotted membrane and that align with multichannel pipets. Supplied as 100 trays....
Company:Bio-Rad

ReadyPrep 2-D Starter Kit from Bio-Rad

Description:... second-dimension gels six 17 cm, ten 11 cm, or sixteen 7 cm ReadyStrip IPG strips (ReadyStrip IPG strips and precast SDS-PAGE gels and gels stains are not included in kit). A refer...
Company:Bio-Rad

GeNunc Tube Tray and Holder from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:... General description: Workstation for PCR set-up Easy to assemble Standard 96 MicroWell format to hold 0.2 ml PCR tubes, strips or Nunc 96 Well Amplifications Plate compatible with automated handling systems Removable tray can be fitted directly into the thermal cycler Co...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

Reacti-Bind White Opaque 96-Well plates from Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

Description:...ent lower coefficients of variation Eight-well strips fit snugly in the plate frame, virtually elimi-nat...ation of the strip when returned to the holder strips are gently removed from the frame with a strip wel...ejector Wells can be easily separated from the strips with a gentle twist, allowing you to work with ind...
Company:Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

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Strips in Biological Definition

Endodermis

... found in roots , just outside the vascular cylinder. It regulates the flow of water. Endodermis is tightly packed together and contains Casparian strips on their radial walls which are made of suberin mainly, a waxy substance which prevents water from flowing back into the soil. Water is thus forced to...
Strips in Biological Dictionary

Endodermis

...ed. ... endodermis : Encarta® World English Dictionary, North ... endodermis . ... Endodermis is tightly packed together and contains Casparian strips on their ... Endodermis (n. ... The endodermis in the root is important in the development of root pressure. ... Ions outside the endodermis ...
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