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Insect Research & Development Ltd. Company Profile

11:32 EDT 24th May 2017 | BioPortfolio

Insect Research & Development Limited was founded in 1984 since when it has been at the forefront of entomological research. Our experts have a broad range of knowledge covering all insects, arachnids and other arthropods. We frequently deal with rodents, reptiles, molluscs, animal bones and hair.We are a research based organisation with extensive experience in laboratory studies for a wide range of clients from small individual companies to large international pharmaceutical and agrochemical companies.
We have numerous insects in long established cultures including:
Lice
Cockroaches
House dust mites
Fleas
Flies
Ants
Stored product pests
Mosquitoes
Bed bugs
Assassin bugs
Our research work includes laboratory trials on attractants, repellents, insecticides, powders, aerosols, paints, pre-treated fabrics, and tiles. We are also involved in clinical trials from the point of product concept to the final trial and launch.
Insect R&D Limited offers custom designed protocols for all clients with advice and guidance on suitable product application, formulation vehicle, product improvement, dose levels, and market areas

Location

Cambridge House, Barrington Road, Shepreth
Royston
Hertfordshire
SG8 6QZ
United Kingdom

Contact

Phone: (44) (0) 1763 263011
Fax: (44) (0) 1763 263022
Email: info@insectresearch.com


News Articles [2154 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Identification of genes controlling mouthpart development key to insect diversity

Nagoya University-led international research reveals functions of mouthpart-controlling genes in development of enlarged mandibles in the stag beetle.

A chikungunya fever vaccine utilizing an insect-specific virus platform

New vaccine approaches that safely elicit immunity are needed to protect against infectious disease. Erasmus et al. report their development of an insect-virus-based platform that they use to engineer...

Accidental therapists: For insect detectives, the trickiest cases involve the bugs that aren’t really there

People with delusional parasitosis believe they need help not from a psychiatrist but from an insect specialist, so many turn to entomologists.

New Tool for Combating Mosquito-Borne Disease: Insect Parasite Genes

DNA of a common insect parasite could help fight dengue, Zika, and malaria

‘Refuge planting’: How farmers could help slow developing insect resistance to GMO Bt crops

Golfing bumblebees? Amazing video of insect learning could spark artificial intelligence research

Bumblebees have learned to push a ball into a hole to get a reward, stretching what was thought possible for small-brained creatures. … So while these tasks might seem complex, they don’t rea...

Insect Heroes? Ants Save Their Injured Comrades

"People always think that for ants or social insects, everything they do is for the good of the colony," said Erik Frank, a doctoral student at the University of Würzburg, in Germany, who led the res...

Insect resistance to Bt crops and weed resistance to herbicides rose in 2016

Insects and weeds pushed many chemical and genetic crop protection tools to their breaking point. A wealth of confirmed and suspected insect resistance to a number of Bt crops took many off guard in...

PubMed Articles [5212 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The evolutionary development of plant-feeding insects and their nutritional endosymbionts.

Herbivorous insects have evolved diverse mechanisms enabling them to feed on plants with suboptimal nutrient availability. Low nutrient availability negatively impacts insect herbivore development and...

A look inside odorant-binding proteins in insect chemoreception.

Detection of chemical signals from the environment through olfaction is an indispensable mechanism for maintaining an insect's life, evoking critical behavioral responses. Among several proteins invol...

Interaction of transgenic and natural insect resistance mechanisms against Spodoptera littoralis in cotton.

Insect-resistant transgenic plants that express insecticidal Cry proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), are grown on millions of hectares worldwide. While these proteins are efficient in controlli...

Grain size and grain depth restrict oxygen movement in leaky hermetic containers and contribute to protective effect.

Postharvest insect pests threaten the nutritional and financial security of smallholder farmers in the developing world. Hermetic storage, a technology that protects grain against insects by blocking ...

Product Development and Commercialization of Diagnostic or Life Science Products for Scientists and Researchers.

Commercializing a diagnostic or life science product often encompasses different goals than that of research and grant funding. There are several necessary steps, and a strategy needs to be well defin...

Clinical Trials [2730 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Evaluation of Combined Use of ITN's and Insect Repellents Against Malaria

Insecticide Treated Nets (ITN's) offer good protection against malaria in Africa where the vector mosquitoes feed indoors late at night. However, in other parts of the world like South Am...

Multi-center Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Aesculap MonoMax® for Abdominal Wall Closure

MonoMax will be used for a continuous all-layer (except skin) suture to close abdominal wall after midline incision. The primary objective of this trial is to demonstrate that the frequenc...

Field Efficacy Of Insecticide Treated Uniforms And Skin Repellents for Malaria Prevention

Purpose While there is strong evidence that permethrin treated clothing prevents insect bites there is insufficient evidence from trials to demonstrate a reduction in infections. The evid...

Applying Systems Immunology to the Search for Personalized Biomarkers of Clinical Efficacy

Study Objective Allergies affect up to 20% of the population of developed countries and can cause substantial individual disease burden. For some allergies, immunotherapeutic regimens ("hy...

Randomized Controlled Trial to Compare Two Anti-Scorpion Serums

The purpose of this study is to compare the efficiency and safety of the treatment against sting scorpion, using two serums, one elaborated by Birmex versus other commercial serum

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