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Insect Research & Development Ltd. Company Profile

16:31 EST 19th January 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 [2632 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

A Very Hungry Caterpillar: Researchers Sequence Genome of 'Gluttonous' Tobacco Hornworm

An international team of researchers has announced the sequencing of the tobacco hornworm, a caterpillar species that is used in many research laboratories for studies of insect biology. The hornworm ...

Insect-resistant GMO Bt eggplant in development in Philippines does not harm beneficial insects

The first-ever field level study of the effects of insect-resistant genetically modified Bt eggplants on non-target arthropod species, carried out in the Philippines by researchers from the Univers...

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...

Could genetic modification via insects protect crops against agricultural bioterrorism?

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Biological Technologies Office (BTO) has announced a Proposers Day for the new Insect Allies program.  The Insect Allies program will seek to ...

Review of Commercial Insect Repellents

This Medical Letter review summarizes the efficacy and safety of commercially available insect repellents to prevent Zika virus infection and other mosquito and tickborne diseases.

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...

Researchers document large-scale changes in insect species inhabiting streams and rivers

(Utah State University) Scientists from Utah State University and the US Environmental Protection Agency have shown that the frequencies of occurrence of hundreds of freshwater insect species have cha...

Scientists show cities can serve as a refuge for insect pollinators

Residents living in towns and cities can play a major role in ensuring insect pollinators survive and thrive around them, a team of international scientists has said.

PubMed Articles [4777 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

Molecular Genetics of Beauveria bassiana Infection of Insects.

Research on the insect pathogenic filamentous fungus, Beauveria bassiana has witnessed significant growth in recent years from mainly physiological studies related to its insect biological control pot...

Range expansion of the invasive insect Greenidea (Trichosiphon) psidii (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in the Neotropical Region.

Greenidea psidii is an invasive insect from Asia that feeds on a diverse variety of agriculturally and environmentally important plant species. As an essential component of research necessary for deve...

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...

The diversity of insect antiviral immunity: insights from viruses.

Insects represent over 70% of all animal species. Recent virome analyses reveal unprecedented genetic diversity of insect viruses, which appears to match that of their hosts. Thus, insect-virus intera...

Clinical Trials [2574 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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