Author archive for Aquapreneur

  • ArcticZymes granted a patent protecting its heat-labile dsDNase product in the USA

    ArcticZymes AS, a subsidiary of Biotec Pharmacon ASA, has received a Notice of Allowance for the USA patent application covering its heat-labile dsDNase product. ArcticZymes develops, produces and sells enzymes used in molecular DNA technologies and diagnostics, growth markets where rapid technological developments are creating a strong demand for new and improved enzymes With the approval of the new patent in […]
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  • Chitin-derived microneedle patch could replace standard tuberculosis skin test

    Each year, millions of people in the United States get a tuberculosis skin test to see if they have the infection that still affects one third of the world’s population. But the standard diagnostic test is difficult to give, because a hypodermic needle must be inserted at a precise angle and depth in the arm to successfully check for tuberculosis. […]
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 8 (August 2013), Pages 2695-3108 Available

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 8 (August 2013), Pages 2695-3108 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/11/8/ Table of Contents: Rocky Chau, John Kalaitzis, Susanna Wood and Brett Neilan Article: Diversity and Biosynthetic Potential of Culturable Microbes Associated with Toxic Marine Animals Mar. Drugs 2013, 11(8), 2695-2712; doi:10.3390/md11082695  http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/11/8/2695/ Bin Wu, Xiaodan Wu, Min Sun and Minhui Li […]
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  • Lammers to head up $5 million algae consortium

    The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $5 million grant to improve algae-based fuel that is compatible with existing refineries to a multi-institutional team led by New Mexico State University. Peter Lammers, director of the NMSU Algal Bioenergy team, will be the principal investigator of the project, entitled “Realization of Algae Potential” (REAP). Lammers will coordinate efforts at partner […]
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  • ArcticZymes granted a patent protecting its heat-labile dsDNase product in the USA

    ArcticZymes AS, a subsidiary of Biotec Pharmacon ASA, has received a Notice of Allowance for the USA patent application covering its heat-labile dsDNase product. With the approval of the new patent in the USA, ArcticZymes is adding a new and valuable asset to its existing and fast growing intellectual property portfolio. While a patent in this patent family has already […]
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  • Shrimp shells offer jumbo benefits

    Norwegian food research institute Nofima is participating in a major EU-financed project in which ‘active’ packaging based on raw materials from shrimp shell improves and conserves food products and after use the packaging biodegrades. In the n-CHITOPACK project researchers are looking at biodegradable packaging made of chitin and chitosan from shrimp shells that will improve and conserve food products. Products […]
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