Toxin Alert Inc Company Profile

13:04 EDT 30th September 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.

News Articles [383 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Membrane insertion of a Tc toxin in near-atomic detail

A cryo-EM structure of toxin component TcdA1 embedded in lipid nanodiscs reveals details of the mechanism used by this bacterial toxin to insert into the host cell membrane.

Scientists Modify Bt Toxin to Improve Activation in Pea Aphid Gut

Aphids are one of the most destructive insect pests of many agricultural crops. Thus, Iowa State University (ISU) scientist Michael Rausch and partners optimized the Bt toxin to be used against pea ap...

Scientists Discover How the Anthrax Toxin Forms a Deadly 'Conveyer Belt'

Researchers have built a three-dimensional map of the anthrax toxin that may explain how it efficiently transfers its lethal components into the cytoplasm of infected cells. The study, “Structur...

Researchers Discover New Mechanism for a Bacterial Toxin to Inhibit Inflammation

A team of scientists led by Stony Brook University researchers have discovered a new mechanism for a bacterial toxin to inhibit inflammation. Their research shows that a toxin in Yersinia pestis, the ...

Shiga Toxin Direct Test Receives FDA Clearance

Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli are a leading cause of bacterial enteric infections in the USA and a patient testing guideline...

A toxic quick-change artist

Molecular biologists have discovered a mechanism which enables a deadly toxin to penetrate and destroy human cells. Their findings can serve a rational framework for the design and development of new ...

How Anthrax Toxin Proteins Might Help Treat Cancerous Tumors

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High-Resolution Imaging Reveals the Secrets of Bacterial Toxin

NewsScientists have now modeled a major toxin with unprecedented resolution.Contributed Author: 

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PubMed Articles [437 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

Cervical dystonia treatment with botulin toxin.

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Staphylococcus aureus α-toxin Response Distinguishes Respiratory Virus-MRSA Co-infection in Children.

 Development of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) pneumonia after a respiratory viral infection is frequently fatal in children. In mice, S. aureus α-toxin directly injures pneumoc...

Botulinum Toxin Therapy in Frey's Syndrome: A Retrospective Study of 440 Treatments in 100 Patients.

Frey's syndrome is characterized as sweating, redness and warmth of the parotideal area and is often treated with botulinum toxin A. The objective of this retrospective study was to prove, whether the...

Elucidation of the Covalent and Tertiary Structures of Biologically Active Ts3 Toxin.

Ts3 is an alpha scorpion toxin from the venom of the Brazilian scorpion Tityus serrulatus. Ts3 binds to the domain IV voltage sensor of voltage-gated sodium channels (Nav ) and slows down their fast i...

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Learning Alerts for Acute Kidney Injury

In this trial, individuals with Acute Kidney Injury will be randomized to usual care or to an electronic AKI alert system. In three phases, the alert system will be trained to identify tho...

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

The hypothesis is that a newly formatted electronic alert that requires the prescriber to pause and enter a specific "reason for override" on this alert, will cause prescribers in the inte...

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....

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...

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.

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