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Insect Research & Development Ltd. Company Profile

14:28 EDT 17th April 2014 | 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:
House dust mites
Stored product pests
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


Cambridge House, Barrington Road, Shepreth
United Kingdom


Phone: (44) (0) 1763 263011
Fax: (44) (0) 1763 263022

News Articles [1186 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Catch the “Buzz” with the NEW TransIT®-Insect Transfection Reagent

High Yield Transfection and Baculovirus Production in Insect Cells If low protein expression in insect cells is bugging you, consider the NEW TransIT®-Insect Transfect...

New Insect Shield® Repellent Blankets Ward off Pesky & Dangerous Summer Bugs

Insect Shield blankets offer invisible, odorless protection from a variety of insects that can carry Lyme disease, West Nile virus, malaria and other insect-borne diseases. Greensboro, NC & Seattl...

Insect Cookbook promotes insects as meat for future in the western world

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Success of new bug-fighting approach may vary from field to field

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) A new technique to fight crop insect pests may affect different insect populations differently, researchers report. They analyzed RNA interference (RNAi),...

Shots for Insect Sting Allergy Cut Anxiety and Depression

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Preceres LLC

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Fossils of earliest stick insect to mimic plants discovered

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Taking the sting out of insect-sting allergies

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PubMed Articles [2882 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Genomic Imprinting and Maternal Effect Genes in Haplodiploid Sex Determination.

The research into the Drosophila melanogaster sex-determining system has been at the basis of all further research on insect sex determination. This further research has made it clear that, for most i...

Suitability and perspectives on using recombinant insect cells for the production of virus-like particles.

Virus-like particles (VLPs) can be produced in recombinant protein production systems by expressing viral surface proteins that spontaneously assemble into particulate structures similar to authentic...

Regulation of insect behavior via the insulin-signaling pathway.

The insulin/insulin-like growth factor signaling (IIS) pathway is well-established as a critical regulator of growth and metabolic homeostasis across the animal kingdom. Insulin-like peptides (ILPs),...

Transcriptome Analysis of Fat Bodies from Two Brown Planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens) Populations with Different Virulence Levels in Rice.

The brown planthopper (BPH), Nilaparvata lugens (Stål), one of the most serious rice insect pests in Asia, can quickly overcome rice resistance by evolving new virulent populations. The insect fat bo...

Development of a novel screening system for allatostatin receptor agonists in search of new candidate insect growth regulators.

Allatostatins (ASTs) are insect neuropeptide hormones that regulate diverse physiological functions, including feeding, growth and development, and reproduction. Therefore, regulation of allatostatin...

Clinical Trials [1589 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...

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...

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

A Pilot Scheme - Specimen Collection of Health Management Center

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