General Activation Analysis, Inc. Company Profile

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Commercial Activation Analysis services started in 1960 at General Atomic, a division of General Dynamics, Inc. General Atomic was located in the northern part of San Diego about a mile from the ocean. It was formed to promote the sale of its TRIGA® Nuclear Reactors. General Atomic had three nuclear reactors, two neutron generators and two linear accelerators along with Na(I) and Ge(Li) gamma-ray spectrometer counting systems. It was the first and largest commercial Activation Analysis Service in the world. At one time, General Atomic employed over 3000 persons involved in various projects. The Activation Analysis group consisted of as many as 17 full time scientists. This group worked on Government contracts and samples received from Government agencies, private companies, research institutions, universities, hospitals, law firms and enforcement agencies. Many visiting scientists used the facilities for their own projects - including testing the original rocks brought back from the Moon. About 1970 the General Atomic division was sold, in part, to Gulf Oil Corporation and went through several name changes - Gulf Energy and Environmental Systems and Gulf General Atomic are the two most recognized. It is now known as General Atomics. In 1973 the Activation Analysis group was sold to Intelcom Industries, Inc. and became known as Intelcom Radiation Technology (IRT). In the summer of 1973, Intelcom Industries decided not to continue the Activation Analysis service and the group was dissolved. Some of the members of the original group decided to continue the Activation Analysis Service by forming a private company and General Activation Analysis, Inc. was born. This company is located about 2 miles from the old General Atomic and use the original TRIGA® nuclear reactor (built in 1957) for sample irradiation. This nuclear reactor can provide steady neutron fluxes of 1.8 X 10^12 neutrons per square centimeter per second and can be pulsed to peak neutron fluxes of 10^16 to 10^17 n/cm2-sec. It is equipped with a 40 position rotary specimen rack for long lived isotopes and pneumatic tubes for short half life isotopes. Half lives as short as ten seconds can be examined. General Activation Analysis, Inc. continues to test samples for outside customers. Every year hundreds of companies, from all parts of the world, send samples for elemental determinations. Some of the more interesting samples include bullets from homicide cases, parts from the Space Shuttle, hair to determine Arsenic poisoning, paint from old paintings and very, very small glass balls used in fusion experiments.


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News Articles [477 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

fMRI data analysis may ID different activation timings in the brain

Researchers used a high temporal resolution functional

Systemic Immune Activation and the Course of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Activation of the immune system has been recognized in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and immune activation may influence the course of the disease and the speed of progression.

Multiple optical measurements reveal the single cell activation without contrast agent

(Osaka University) Osaka University researchers developed a label-free multimodal microscopy platform that allows the non-invasive study of cellular preparations without the need of any additional che...

Visualizing GPCR Activation Using Cryo-Electron Microscopy

ArticleResearchers have recently used cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) to determine the three-dimensional (3D) atomic structure of two class B G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) and revealed the st...

Brain Disorders Could Result from Immune System Activation in Newborns

NewsNewborn immune activation may have long-term negative impact on brain function.Contributed Author: 

Immune-related adverse events for anti-PD-1 and anti-PD-L1 drugs: systematic review and meta-analysis

AbstractObjectiveTo evaluate rates of serious organ specific immune-related adverse events, general adverse events related to immune activation, and adverse events consistent with musculoskeletal... ...

B-Cell Activation and Dysfunction Preceding Lymphoma in HIV

In what ways might B-cell dysfunction and activation contribute to lymphoma development in HIV-positive persons? HIV Medicine

Sartorius inks deal for Quad's T cell activation tech

Quad Technologies has teamed with Sartorius Stedim Biotech to expand the reach of its T-cell activation reagent for cell and gene therapy production.

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PubMed Articles [2993 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Investigation of fMRI Analysis Method to Visualize the Difference in the Brain Activation Timing.

In general functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) analysis, the task onset time of the statistical model is typically set according to the timing of stimulation. In this study, using a high temp...

Investigate Global Chromosomal Interaction by Hi-C in Human Naive CD4 T Cells.

Hi-C is a methodology developed to reveal chromosomal interactions from a genome-wide perspective. Here, we described a protocol for generating Hi-C sequencing libraries in resting and activated human...

The association between herpes virus infections and functional somatic symptoms in a general population of adolescents. The TRAILS study.

FSS have been suggested to follow activation of the immune system, triggered by herpes virus infections. The aim of this study was to find out whether herpes virus infections were associated with the ...

The relationship between learning mathematics and general cognitive ability in primary school.

Three relationships between learning mathematics and general cognitive ability have been hypothesized: The educational hypothesis that learning mathematics develops general cognitive skills, the psych...

Removal of calcium hydroxide intracanal medicament by different irrigants and irrigating techniques: a cone beam computed tomography analysis.

The aim of this study was to use cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) to evaluate the removal of calcium hydroxide (Ca[OH]2) from root canals after using different irrigation and activation protocols....

Clinical Trials [4398 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Brain Network Activation Analysis in Epilepsy

This is a prospective study investigating the utility of Brain Network Activation (BNA) analysis in patients with epilepsy.

Effect of Therapeutic Exercise on the Activation of the Neck Extensors in People With Chronic Neck Pain

The primary aim of this study therefore is to investigate the effects on pain and disability of an emphasized exercise program targeting the deep neck extensor semispinalis cervicis and a ...

Correlation Between the Analysis of the Rapid Cortical Oscillations, the General Movements of the Preterm's and the Cerebral Palsy

The general movement and the electroencephalogram analysis of the preterm have a high predictive value of the neuro-developmental outcome of the infants.

Fertilizations With Immotile Sperm: Pentoxyphylline Activation Alone, or With Chemical Oocyte Activation

Immotile sperm is a rather frequent problem encountered in IVF patients. Treatment is usually based on inducing motility with pentoxyphylline (PXN) followed by ICSI. However, fertilization...

The Effectiveness of Kinesio® Tex Tape on Gluteus Medius Activation in Dancers

The purpose of this research is to determine if a specific type of elasticated athletic tape (Kinesio Tex Tape) increases muscle activation among professional level dancers. Investigators ...

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General Activation Analysis

General Activation Analysis, Inc.tests samples for outside customers. Every year hundreds of companies, from all parts of the world, send samples for elemental determinations. Some of the more interes...

General Activation Analysis, Inc.

Commercial Activation Analysis services started in 1960 at General Atomic, a division of General Dynamics, Inc. General Atomic was located in the northern part of San Diego about a mile from the ocean...

Insignia Health

Insignia Health supports organizations and their efforts to help individuals develop the behaviors that are crucial to becoming more active and successful managers of their health and healthcare. Thes...

Selexis SA and OSE Immunotherapeutics SA

Our ambition is to become a world leader in activation and regulation immunotherapies: OSE Immunotherapeutics is a biotechnology company led by world-class immunologists and focus...

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Fibrux, Finland based sports technology start-up, is passionate about sports and how strength training can change how strong, fast and healthy people are. We are developing Mpower...

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