Posts tagged with ‘marine extract’

  • BASF Uses Brown Seaweed Extract to Address Undereye Circles/Crow’s Feet

    BASF has created a seaweed extract that reduces the appearance of dark undereye circles and crow’s feet. Shadownyl (INCI: Water (aqua) (and) Algae Extract (and) Hexylene Glycol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Xanthan Gum) stimulates heme oxygenase type 1 (HO-1) in skin and removes free heme to fade dark circles and reduce wrinkles around the eyes. It also has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and collagen 1 stimulation activity. More info
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  • Algae genome could aid medical, climate research

    A ubiquitous phytoplankton found in oceans around the world could hold the key to fields ranging from climatology to dentistry, since a team of scientists led by Cal State San Marcos researchers unlocked the genomes for 14 different strains of the algae. Their findings, published last week in the journal Nature, decoded the DNA of related strains of the algae […]
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  • Biomedical benefits of algae investigated in Chile

    Researchers at the University of Santiago de Chile (Usach) are studying three species of algae in the Region of Magallanes so as to use them in the development of antibacterial patches and in gastric juice resistant drug encapsulation. The study, entitled Soluble Algal Polysaccharides from the Magallanes Region, is a project funded by the Department of Scientific and Technological Research (Dicyt) of the […]
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  • Growing revenues for marine ingredient company Aqua Bio Technology

    Aqua Bio Technology ASA (Oslo Axess: ABT) recently announced its first quarter 2013 financial results. The Company continued its revenue build-up and posted an EBITDA of 3.9 million. ABT’s revenues were NOK 7.2 million in the first quarter, against NOK 3.4 million in the previous quarter. In the first quarter of 2012 the Company had revenues of NOK 11.9 million, […]
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  • Release of Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 5 (May 2013), Pages 1427-1762

    MDPI announces the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 5 (May 2013), Pages 1427-1762 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/11/5/
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  • Nofima Scientists Develop Biodegradable Food Packaging Made of Chitin & Chitosan from Shrimp Shell

    Scientists at Nofima are 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. Environmentally stubborn plastic is getting competition from biodegradable packaging made of chitin and chitosan from shrimp shell. Nofima’s part of the project equates to around NOK 1 […]
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  • Supreme Biotechnologies launches new joint care product based on Astaxanthin and Omega-3

    Supreme Biotechnologies, producers of AstaSupreme Astaxanthin, have launched a unique formula which combines Astaxanthin, Curcumin and Omega 3. Supreme Biotechnologies CEO Tony Dowd says the new product is designed specifically to target inflammation in sore joints and tendons, by combining three ingredients that have been clinically validated as natural anti-inflammatory agents. “Many people suffering from painful inflamed joints often take […]
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  • Biotec Pharmacon subsidiary awarded NOK 5 million research grant

    ArcticZymes AS, a subsidiary company of Biotec Pharmacon ASA, has received a grant of NOK 5 million from the The Research Council of Norway, for a project titled “Functionalization of enzymes from marine bioprospecting”. The total project budget is NOK approx. 10 million over 3 years. The project is a user driven innovation project which aims to accelerate the commercialization […]
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  • Marine enzyme can decongest sinusitis

    A new nasal spray from a marine microbe will help clear chronic sinusitis, which causes nasal congestion, difficulty in breathing, pain and swelling around your eyes and cheeks. A team of scientists and surgeons from Newcastle University are developing the spray with an enzyme isolated from a marine bug Bacillus licheniformis, found on the surface of seaweed. Lab experiments showed that […]
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  • FIRST NOTICE AND CALL FOR SYMPOSIA IMBC 2013

    10th International Marine Biotechnology Conference Genome to phenome: understanding to sustainable use Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from 11-15 November 2013. The International Marine Biotechnology Conference is the premier meeting in marine biotechnology and micro-biotechnologies. Dating back to 1989, previous IMBCs have been held in Japan (twice), The United States of America, Norway, Italy, Australia, Canada, Israel, China and Australia. […]
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