Posts tagged with ‘marine ingredients’

  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 1 (January 2015), Pages 1-696 Released

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue of Marine Drugs: Mar. Drugs, Volume 13, Issue 1 (January 2015), Pages 1-696 Table of Contents Special Issue Marine Anti-infective Agents Article: Marine-Derived Quorum-Sensing Inhibitory Activities Enhance the Antibacterial Efficacy of Tobramycin against Pseudomonas aeruginosa by Alessandro Busetti, George Shaw, Julianne Megaw, Sean P. Gorman, Christine A. Maggs and Brendan F. Gilmore Mar. Drugs 2015, 13(1), […]
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  • SGP forms subsidiary, ISG Health, to market algae based nutraceutical products

    International Sustainability Group, Inc. announced the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary, ISG Health to commercialize natural health products. ISG Health is developing a complete line of algae-based nutraceutical products.  These products are designed to support health through a formulation of nature’s minerals, proteins, antioxidants, vitamins and omegas for the health and wellness market.  It is well known that these natural ingredients help with […]
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  • Scripps Scientist Cultivates U.S.-China Research Collaborations in Marine Biotechnology

    Science diplomat Bill Gerwick and his Chinese colleague orchestrate symposia that stimulate new joint research initiatives, personal connections. A casual dinner conversation at a scientific conference in Strömstad, Sweden two-and-a-half years ago about the astonishingly sparse interactions between scientists in the U.S. and China in the fields of marine biotechnology and marine natural products has evolved into a new collaborative […]
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  • Solarvest signs with EU facilities for algal omega-3

    Montague, Prince Edward Island-based Solarvest has signed agreements with two German contract production facilities to accelerate its market presence and meet demand for its Organic Omega products. These facilities will implement Solarvest’s proprietary production process and algae strains to produce high value omega-3 to the company’s specifications. For its neutraceutical applications, the company has specialized in the heterotrophic cultivation of […]
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  • Odyssey Marine Exploration and Morphogenesis discover biotech ‘treasures’ in the deep

    Researchers at biotech firm Morphogenesis have identified marine microorganisms that will yield critical pharmaceuticals such as anti-cancer drugs and antibiotics from seafloor sediment samples harvested by Odyssey. Morphogenesis Inc., a leading biotechnology and cancer-treatment research and development firm, has discovered substances with pharmaceutical properties beneficial to mankind from seafloor sediment samples that were recovered from the ocean bottom by Odyssey Marine […]
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  • First Transnational Joint Call for Research Projects: Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET

    Announcing the first transnational joint call for research projects within the framework of the Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET (ERA-MarineBiotech), which aims to coordinate European funding for marine biotechnology research, development and innovation. The main purpose of the call is to stimulate joint European research and development activities in marine biotechnology. The topic of the first transnational call is “The development of biorefinery processes […]
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  • Seaweed suppository delivers HIV drugs

    Scientists have devised a new method of tackling HIV and AIDS transmission. It is a vaginally-inserted suppository which contains the antiretroviral Tenofovir. In addition to HIV, the suppository drug delivery platform is designed to prevent an array of sexually transmitted diseases from being spread as a result of unprotected heterosexual intercourse. The research has been published in the journal PLoS One. More info
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  • FAO review highlights food and feed uses for fish and shellfish by-products

    By-products may constitute as much as 70% of fish and shellfish after industrial processing and much focus has been on converting these into commercial products. The aim of this paper is therefore to evaluate important challenges and to consider the most realistic options in the use of by-products. Certain by-products like heads, frames and off-cuts from filleting of fish may […]
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  • Seaweed an effective alternative for iodine supplementation, study finds

    A study in the British Journal of Nutrition shows that seaweed supplementation can be an effective alternative for boosting the levels of iodine in women deficient in this vital nutrient. More info
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  • A Sea Change in IBD Treatment?

    A Florida immunologist and macrophage biologist recently received a substantial grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate a possible role for chitin, an abundant component of shrimp, crab and lobster shells, in treating inflammatory bowel disease. Yoshimi Shibata, PhD, professor of biomedical science at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine of Florida Atlantic University, in Boca Raton, […]
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