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New Virus Implicated in Deadly Chinese Outbreaks

March 23, 2011 7:50 am | News | Comments

Five years ago, large numbers of farmers in central China began falling victim to an mysterious disease marked by high fever, gastrointestinal disorder and an appalling mortality rate — as high as 30 percent in initial reports.

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Protein Associated with Allergies Linked to Asthma

March 23, 2011 7:47 am | News | Comments

Changes that occur in the airways of asthma patients are in part caused by the naturally occurring protein interleukin-13 which stimulates invasion of airway cells called fibroblasts.

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Radioprotective Drug OK for Lung Cancer Patients

March 23, 2011 7:43 am | News | Comments

According to a new study, patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer can safely take an experimental oral drug intended to protect healthy tissue from the effects of radiation.

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Discovery in Liver Cancer Cells Provides New Target

March 23, 2011 7:41 am | News | Comments

Researchers have discovered a novel mechanism in gene regulation that contributes to the development of a form of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma. This breakthrough identifies a promising new target for therapeutic intervention.

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PRECOS Extends Work with Argenta

March 23, 2011 7:27 am | News | Comments

Preclinical Oncology Services Limited, a leading pre-clinical research and development service provider, has extended its alliance with Argenta to continue providing comprehensive oncology-focused drug discovery services.

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Seattle Genetics, Abbott Collaborate on Antibody-Drug Conjugate

March 23, 2011 7:22 am | News | Comments

Seattle Genetics, Inc. has formed a collaboration with Abbott under which Abbott will pay an upfront fee of $8 million for rights to utilize Seattle Genetics’ antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology with antibodies to a single oncology target.

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FDA Assigns PDUFA Date for Shire’s FIRAZYR

March 23, 2011 7:20 am | News | Comments

Food and Drug Administration assigns Prescription Drug User Fee Act date for the review of the FIRAZYR NDA for the treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema.

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NephRx Awarded U.S. Patent for Oral Mucositis Agent

March 23, 2011 7:15 am | News | Comments

NephRx Corporation announced the issuance of a new U.S. patent for its novel peptide NX002, which currently is in preclinical development for the treatment of oral mucositis.

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Pozen Inks Deal with J & J Company for Migraine Drug

March 23, 2011 7:13 am | News | Comments

Pozen Inc. announced a deal with Johnson & Johnson's Cilag GmbH International division to make and sell its migraine drug in South America. Pozen said Cilag will sell its drug, MT 400, in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

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Ophthalmology Drug Achieves Co-Primary Endpoints

March 23, 2011 7:08 am | News | Comments

OMS302 is Omeros' pharmacosurgery product in development to maintain intra-operative mydriasis (pupil dilation) and reduce postoperative pain and irritation resulting from cataract and other lens replacement surgery.

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Hi-Tech Pharmacal Gains Approval, New ANDA

March 23, 2011 7:04 am | News | Comments

Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co., Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, granted final approval for its Abbreviated New Drug Application, for ranitidine syrup 15mg/mL, the generic for GlaxoSmithKline's Zantac syrup.

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Filling System

March 22, 2011 8:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

The RingDex is a filling system with a unique modular design that will greatly improve previously manual & tedious filling / capping operations. Unlike traditional filling systems, the RingDex allows quick changeovers for low to medium volume production.

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Electronic Pipette

March 22, 2011 8:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

The INTEGRA VIAFLO 96 is a 96-channel electronic pipette that enables fast, precise and easy simultaneous transfer of 96 samples. The VIAFLO 96 has been designed to be used just like a standard handheld pipette.

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Supercritical Fluid Extractor

March 22, 2011 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Supercritical Fluid Technologies introduces a benchtop supercritical fluid extractor, the SFT-110XW. The completely redesigned restrictor valve with integrated micrometer allows for very precise flow control, which is essential for demanding applications.

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Blowdown Evaporator

March 22, 2011 7:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

The MiniVap Blowdown Evaporator from Porvair Sciences takes just minutes to remove volatile organic solvents from your HPLC fractions collected in 24- or 96-well microplates.

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