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Tissue Solutions introduces additions to their extensive range of cellular products

Tissue Solutions introduces additions to their extensive range of cellular products. Available immediately is their portfolio of human iPS-derived cell types which are conveniently already differentiated and ready to use.

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High Purity Reagents for Proteoglycan & Glycosaminoglycan Research

Abingdon, UK - AMSBIO has published a new 36-page catalogue that details its comprehensive range of high purity reagents for proteoglycan and glycosaminoglycan research.

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Isansys Lifecare Granted Key Patent for Its Innovative Patient Monitoring Platform

Abingdon, UK – Isansys Lifecare, a digital healthcare company developing an innovative patient monitoring platform which enables the early detection of deterioration in patients, today announces that the European Patent Office has accepted for grant a key method patent. The patent relates to the wireless wearable sensor technology incorporated in the Patient Status Engine (PSE), a CE-marked, Class IIa, continuous multiple vital sign patient monitoring platform.

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Cutting Edge Tools for Neuroscience Research

Abingdon, UK - AMSBIO has published a new 25-page Neuroscience catalogue that details its extensive range of specific tools and reagents to enable researchers stay at the forefront of their field.

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Summit Outline Phase 3 Programme for Novel CDI Antibiotic Ridinilazole

Oxford, UK – Summit Therapeutics plc, the drug discovery and development company advancing therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy and C. difficile infection (‘CDI’), today outlines its Phase 3 programme for its novel antibiotic, ridinilazole, following recent regulatory meetings with the US Food and Drug Administration (‘FDA’) and European Medicines Agency (‘EMA’).

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GFC Diagnostics Wins Global Award for Development of Cheap, Quick and Simple MRSA Test

Chipping Warden, UK - GFC Diagnostics has been awarded one of the three Longitude Prize Discovery Awards awarded to UK organisations for the company’s ground-breaking development of a test which successfully detects antibiotic resistant bacteria, including the superbug MRSA, within 30 minutes.

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Sanifit Announces Enrollment of First Patient in CaLIPSO – a Phase IIb Study for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Calcification in End-Stage-Renal-Disease Patients on Haemodialsis

San Diego, USA & Palma, Spain  - Laboratoris Sanifit S.L., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on treatments for calcification disorders, today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the Phase IIb “CaLIPSO Study” clinical trial of lead candidate, SNF472, for the treatment of cardiovascular calcification (CVC) in end-stage-renal-disease (ESRD) patients on haemodialysis (HD).

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AMSBIO Launches New Ready-to-use Adeno-Associated Virus Biosensors

Abingdon, UK - AMSBIO announce a new range of ready-to-use adeno-associated virus (AAV) biosensor products. These viruses encode your chosen biosensor, either calcium or glutamate sensor and are ready for in vivo injection.

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AMSBIO Introduces the MitoXpress® Xtra Fatty Acid Oxidation Kit 

13 December 2016: Abingdon, UK - AMSBIO has introduced the MitoXpress® Xtra Fatty Acid Oxidation (FAO) kit to facilitate the convenient measurement of FAO-driven respiration. Fatty acid oxidation is the primary metabolic pathway in a variety of tissues, which is particularly important during periods of glucose deprivation. In organs such as liver and skeletal muscle, FAO can provide over 75% of cellular ATP while in cardiac tissue it can be responsible for up to 90% of cellular energy requirements. FAO is today also acknowledged as a key factor in cancer metabolism and is also implicated in drug-induced microsteatosis. The MitoXpress® Xtra FAO kit is designed for use with the MitoXpress® Xtra HS - Oxygen Consumption Assay and contains the 18C unsaturated fatty acid Oleate as substrate, supplied as a 2:1 BSA conjugate. The kit also contains a buffer tablet and L-Carnitine for convenient preparation of measurement media and two FAO modulators, Etomoxir and FCCP. AMSBIO's MitoXpress® ...

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Activate Science Extends its European programme into the Nordics

05 December 2016: Loughborough, UK – Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced it has delivered 34 events across Europe in 2016, including Sweden, Norway and Finland which came into the mix for the first time. Emily Quinton, European marketing communications manager, commented: “This has been a great year for Activate Science. The programme continues to go from strength to strength and has extended into 11 countries, reaching nearly 3,000 delegates.” Activate Science events are aimed at all laboratory personnel, including anyone who uses or purchases products. It is a great opportunity to network and speak directly at a customer’s location. Delegates have commented that they value being able to talk to suppliers in a relaxed atmosphere away from the laboratory. Attendees also attend seminars covering topics relevant to their work today, learning about new techniques and developments to enable them to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer ...

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