Toxin Alert Inc Company Profile

23:51 EDT 28th May 2016 | BioPortfolio

Toxin Alert's patented diagnostic tests for food freshness and food safety are rapidly approaching commercialization.
Development of Toxin Guard™ technology is proceeding at the company's Guelph laboratory, with pre-commercial scale antibodies being produced in bioreactors. Commercial scale antibody production will be sourced from plants using plantibody™ technology.

The company's strategy...

The company is also exploring development agreements with several food packaging products manufacturers.

The company expects to earn commercial revenues from: license fees from the use of Toxin Guard™ technology in commercial applications; sales of reagents for the licensed production of Toxin Guard™ products; and, from the continuing sale of antibodies from the company's bioreactor facility at the University of Guelph.

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[Comment] Fighting neuropathic pain with botulinum toxin A

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Spread of algal toxin through marine food web broke records in 2015

(University of California - Santa Cruz) Researchers monitoring the unprecedented bloom of toxic algae along the west coast of North America in 2015 found record levels of the algal toxin domoic acid i...

Shiga Toxin Direct Test Receives FDA Clearance

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FDA approves new anthrax treatment

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Anthim (obiltoxaximab) to treat inhalational anthrax in combination with appropriate antibacterial drugs, or in isolation when alternative therap...

Sea lions exposed to algal toxin show impaired spatial memory

California sea lions exposed to the algal toxin domoic acid can suffer brain damage that leads to significant deficits in spatial memory, according to a study to be published in the Dec. 18 issue of S...

Updated guidance on botulinum toxin formulations for four indications

The American Academy of Neurology has issued an update to its 2008 guidelines on the use of botulinum toxin for the treatment of spasticity, cervical dystonia, blepharospasm and migraine headache.

Tissue-damaging fungal toxin discovered in pioneering study

Scientists in Jena, Borstel, Aberdeen and London have discovered a toxin in the fungus Candida albicans, which plays a crucial role during human mucosal infection.

Spider toxin analogue may help relieve pain

(Wiley) New research suggests that a compound based on a spider toxin may be effective for treating pain.

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PubMed Articles [425 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

V-Alert: Description and Validation of a Vulnerable Road User Alert System in the Framework of a Smart City.

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Evaluation of patient-held carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) alert card.

Public Health England recommends patient-held cards for those colonized with carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE). Alert cards were provided to 104 CPE-positive inpatients, with follow-up ...

Toxicity assessment of Clostridium difficile toxins in rodent models and protection of vaccination.

Clostridium difficile is the leading cause of hospital-acquired diarrhea, also known as C. difficile associated diarrhea. The two major toxins, toxin A and toxin B are produced by most C. difficile ba...

Therapeutic Use of Botulinum Toxin to Correct Misalignment of the Eyes.

There are no concrete guidelines for the therapeutic use of botulinum toxin in strabismus. The 2012 Cochrane Analysis concluded that it was controversial, but included only 4 prospective randomized co...

Membrane-Binding Mechanism of Clostridium perfringens Alpha-Toxin.

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Warfarin and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID) Customized Alert

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Botulinum Toxin for the Treatment of Involuntary Movement Disorders

Botulism is a severe form of food poisoning caused by bacteria. This bacteria produces several toxins one of which is botulinum toxin A. This toxin causes the symptoms of food poisoning....

Impact of Ostom-i Alert Sensor on Quality of Life in Patients With Ileostomy

The purpose of this study is to evaluate patient satisfaction and quality of life in patients with ileostomy managed with or without the novel Ostom-i Alert device.

Drug-Targeted Alerts for Acute Kidney Injury

In this trial, patients with acute kidney injury who have recently received a drug that may affect kidney function will be randomized to having an alert placed in the electronic health rec...

Botulinum Toxin (BOTOX) for Cerebral Palsy

This study examines botulinum toxin (BOTOX, or BTX) for the treatment of muscle twitches and spasticity associated with cerebral palsy in children. Botulinum toxin is a naturally occurring...

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