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Insect Research & Development Ltd. Company Profile

15:30 EST 12th February 2016 | 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 [843 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Team Identifies Pivotal Role of Gut Bacteria in Insect-to-Insect Communication

Research shows that roaches aggregate by tracing pheromones in feces from other roaches

Research identifies pivotal role of gut bacteria in insect-to-insect communication

(Kansas State University) German cockroaches gather by acting on colony-specific pheromones produced by specific fecal bacteria.

Re-thinking plant and insect diversity

(University of York) New research by biologists at the University of York shows that plant and insect diversity is more loosely linked than scientists previously believed.

Insect Shield® Earns Coveted Members’ Choice Award at Do it Best Fall Market

Seattle, WA & Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) November 19, 2015 New products from Insect Shield® Repellent Technology earned recen...

Researchers Use Computational Technology to Identify Genes for Insect Control

Evogene completed the initial stage of their study for finding candidate genes in microorganisms that can be used to confer insect resistance in important crops. The research team used computational t...

Diverse Insect Population Means Fewer Pests

The two-year project assessed insect populations in cornfields on 53 farms in eastern South Dakota

Health Tip: Avoid Bug Bites

-- Insect repellent can help keep the bugs away, and there are other things you can do to avoid the itch and pain of insect bites. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends: Steer clear of orchar...

Study shows insect diversity decreases in gardens with non-native plants

(University of Delaware) Research shows that non-native plants reduce the diversity of insect populations in gardens, even where the non-native plants are closely related to the native plants.

PubMed Articles [4311 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Nutrition-dependent control of insect development by insulin-like peptides.

In metazoans, members of the insulin-like peptide (ILP) family play a role in multiple physiological functions in response to the nutritional status. ILPs have been identified and characterized in a w...

Insect-induced effects on plants and possible effectors used by galling and leaf-mining insects to manipulate their host-plant.

Gall-inducing insects are iconic examples in the manipulation and reprogramming of plant development, inducing spectacular morphological and physiological changes of host-plant tissues within which th...

Cathepsins of lepidopteran insects: Aspects and prospects.

Molecular understanding of lepidopteran physiology has revealed that proteases consist of one of the central regulatory/reacting system for insect growth and survival. Among the various proteases, cat...

Invasive Insects Differ from Non-Invasive in Their Thermal Requirements.

We tested whether two basic thermal requirements for insect development, lower developmental thresholds, i.e. temperatures at which development ceases, and sums of effective temperatures, i.e. numbers...

Insect pheromones: an overview of function, form, and discovery.

For many species of insects, lipid pheromones profoundly influence survival, reproduction, and social organization. Unravelling the chemical language of insects has been the subject of intense researc...

Clinical Trials [2112 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...

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

Brain Development Research Program

Dr. Elliott Sherr and his collaborators at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) are studying the genetic causes of disorders of cognition and epilepsy, in particular disorders of...

A Pilot Scheme - Specimen Collection of Health Management Center

Biomedical and biotechnology industry is internationally regarded as the most brilliant star performer of the future. The development of biomedical depends on a high quality academic resea...

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