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Monday 6th July 2015

A potyvirus vector efficiently targets recombinant proteins to chloroplasts, mitochondria and nuclei in plant cells when expressed at the amino terminus of the polyprotein

Plant virus‐based expression systems allow quick and efficient production of recombinant proteins in plant biofactories. Among them, a system derived from Tobacco etch virus (TEV; genus Potyvirus) permits co‐expression of equimolar amounts of sev...

Engineering a branch of the UDP‐precursor biosynthesis pathway enhances the production of capsular polysaccharide in Escherichia coli O5:K4:H4

Escherichia coli K4 produces a capsule with a chemical structure that resembles chondroitin, a molecule with established chondro protective properties. The endogenous genes pgm and galU are involved in the biosynthesis of UDP‐glucose which is a cri...

Enzo Biochem Reaches $7.1 Million Patent Infringement Settlement with Luminex Corporation

Resolved Suit Involves One of 12 Infringement Cases Brought in Delaware Federal District Court, Rest of Which Remain Pending Enzo Biochem, Inc. (NYSE:ENZ) today announced that it has reached and finalized a settlement with Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ:LMNX) involving payment of $7.1 million to Enzo in an infringement action brought by Enzo regarding its...

Aetna Publishes Favorable Coverage Policy for ThyGenX™, Interpace Diagnostics' Thyroid Mutation Panel

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PDI, Inc. (NASDAQ: PDII) subsidiary Interpace Diagnostics announced today that effective June 2015, ThyGenX™,i the company's genetic mutation panel, has been approved by Aetna for assessing fine needle aspiration (FNA) samples from indeterminate thyroid nodules. Aetna's coverage decision now means that ThyGenX is considered medically n...

Counsyl Adds Positive Predictive Value to Non-Invasive Pregnancy Screen Results Reports

First in the industry to include PPV to help clarify true risk Counsyl, a health technology company that offers DNA screening for diseases that can impact women, men and their children, has added positive predictive value (PPV) to its non-invasive pregnancy screen (NIPS) results. Counsyl is the first genetic screening company to take this step. The com...

Foundation Medicine Announces Timing for Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Conference Call

Foundation Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMI) today announced that financial results for the company's second quarter ended June 30, 2015, will be released on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The management team will host a conference call discussing the company's financial results and recent developments on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. ET. The call can be acc...

Premaitha Looks to Deliver Diagnostic Test Product to Improve Prenatal Screening Globally

Premaitha Health plc, located at the Manchester Science Park, UK has today commenced trading on London Stock Exchange platform AIM.  The Company has raised £7.2m by way of Placing and an Open Offer (TIDM: NIPT) which will be used to commer...

Stradis Healthcare Hires Joe Trznadel as Chief Operating Officer of Medikmark Division

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stradis Healthcare today announced that Joe Trznadel has been hired as Chief Operating Officer of its Medikmark small kit division based in Waukegan, IL. "We welcome Joe to the Medikmark management team. His experience elevating operational performance will enable Joe to lead the Medikmark team through our next stage of growth," stated J...

Strensiq® (asfotase alfa) Receives Marketing Approval in Japan for Treatment of Patients with Hypophosphatasia (HPP)

– First Approved Treatment for Japanese Patients Suffering from HPP, a Life-Threatening Ultra-Rare Metabolic Disorder – Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) announced today that Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) approved the Company’s New Drug Application (NDA) for the use of Strensiq® (asfotase alfa) as a treatment ...

VolitionRx Expands Scientific Advisory Board

NAMUR, Belgium, July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VolitionRx Limited (NYSE MKT: VNRX), a life sciences company focused on developing blood-based diagnostic tests for a broad range of cancer types and other conditions, today announced that it has expanded its Scientific Advisory Board with the appointment of four prominent physician and industry experts. The additions of Jorge S. Reis-...

Using mosses to produce medicines

Human disease can be treated with substances from traditional medicinal plants or with molecular pharming products. Molecular pharming uses genetic engineering techniques to insert genes into plants or animals that would otherwise not express these genes. These transgenics can then be used to produce therapeutic proteins such as antibodies. Dr. Eva Decker from the University of Freiburg and her te...

Engineering the world's smallest nanocrystal

In the natural world, proteins use the process of biomineralization to incorporate metallic elements into tissues, using it to create diverse materials such as seashells, teeth, and bones. However, the way proteins actually do this is not well unders...

Akcea Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation from the US FDA for Volanesorsen (ISIS-APOCIII Rx) for the Treatment of Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome

BOSTON, July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Akcea Therapeutics, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Orphan Drug Designation to volanesorsen (ISIS-APOCIIIRx) for the treatment of patients with Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS).  FCS is a rare genetic disease characterized by extremely high...

Cepheid Schedules 2015 Second Quarter Results Announcement And Webcast

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced that it will report financial results for its 2015 second quarter ended June 30, 2015 on Thursday, July 23, 2015, after the close of the market. The Company will host a management presentation at 2 p.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, July 23, 2015, to discuss the results.  To access the live webcast, plea...

A Perfect Blood Test For Pancreatic Cancer?

If confirmed, this assay would facilitate molecular studies of pancreatic cancer from blood samples, as has never been done before. It could be a game-changer, enabling doctors to easily detect genetic abnormalities that could be treated with new dru...

Global scientists assess homeopathy-funded Séralini study claiming all GMO tests ‘contaminated’ | Genetic Literacy Project

Gilles-Éric Séralini’s latest study on GMOs–“Laboratory Rodent Diets Co

Sunday 5th July 2015

Nihon University to Host International Symposium on Medical-Engineering Collaboration

TOKYO, July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nihon University is pleased to announce that the first international symposium on Medical-Engineering Collaboration "Medicine Definitely Jumps Up with 8K" will be held on July 10, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. Many experts on imaging technology or its medical applied research will present their achievements and future prospects on progress of medical technology and a ne...

Chemists characterize 3-D macroporous hydrogels

Carnegie Mellon University chemists have developed two novel methods to characterize 3-dimensional macroporous hydrogels - materials that hold great promise for developing "smart" responsive materials that can be used for catalysts, chemical detector...

NewLink Genetics to Present at the Cantor Fitzgerald Healthcare Conference

AMES, Iowa, July 06, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NewLink Genetics Corporation (NASDAQ:NLNK) today announced that it will present at the Cantor Fitzgerald Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 3:45 p.m. ET at the Le Parker Meridien in New York City. A webcast of the presentation will be available at: http://wsw.com/webcast/cantor2/nlnk. The presentation also will be posted to the ...

Mesothelioma Cured: New Website Discusses Cases and Diagnoses of the Often Misunderstood Disease

HOUSTON, July 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- People who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma now have a new and free source of information about possible cures and treatments: Mesothelioma.us is a new website that is devoted to helping people understand this difficult disease. As a spokesperson for http://mesothelioma.us/ noted, the new website discusses cases and diagnoses of the often misundersto...

Landmark Genetic Analysis Identifies How Woolly Mammoth Adapted to Arctic Life

The first comprehensive analysis of the woolly mammoth genome reveals extensive genetic changes that allowed mammoths to adapt to life in the arctic. Mammoth genes that differed from their counterparts in elephants played roles in skin and hair development, fat metabolism, insulin signaling and numerous other traits. Genes linked to physical traits such as skull shape, small ears and short tails w...

5 Properties of Physics that Affect Your Gas Mileage

Physics is inescapable. It’s everywhere, making your Frisbees fly, your toilets flush and your pasta water boil at a lower temperature at altitude. We’ve harnessed these forces, along with chemistry and engineering, to build a marvelous contraption called a car-but many of the same properties that allow you to fly along the freeway also affect how much gas mileage you get out of your c...

Saturday 4th July 2015

Research breakthrough to treat girls-only epilepsy

(University of Adelaide) An international team, led by a University of Adelaide genetics expert, has made a breakthrough discovery which is expected to help thousands of young girls worldwide who are suffering from a rare yet debilitating form of epi...

How the mammoth got its wool: Genetic changes are identified

(Penn State) Evolutionary change in a gene resurrected in the lab from the extinct woolly mammoth altered the gene's temperature sensitivity and likely was part of a suite of adaptations that allowed the mammoth to survive in harsh arctic environment...

Friday 3rd July 2015

New FTC Scam Alert Shows Latest Example of Social Engineering Dangers

New York, NY (PRWEB) July 04, 2015 When a hacker gains access to someone’s email account, it can lead to all sorts of trouble, both on the home front and at the office. On Wedne...



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