Posts tagged with ‘marine microbe’

  • 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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  • NCMA launches interactive algae website and database

    East Boothbay, Maine-based Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA) has announced the launch of its new website and relational database – (ncma.bigelow.org) – designed by Shero Designs for buying algae and related services. The leading global distributor of marine microalgae for scientific and industrial research, NCMA has sold its cultures to more than 2,000 customers in 57 countries. More […]
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 12 (December 2013), Pages 4698-5189 Released

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 11, Issue 12 (December 2013), Pages 4698-5189 More info
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  • Lallemand acquires Aquapharm marine biotechnology platform

    Lallemand Inc subsidiary Lallemand UK Limited has announced that it has acquired the marine bio-technology business and assets of Aquapharm Bio-Discovery Limited from the Joint Administrators to the business. Aquapharm, which was founded in 2000 and is based at the European Centre for Marine Technology in Oban, Scotland has built up a library of over 10,000 marine microorganisms harvested worldwide from […]
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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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  • MDPI announces availability of Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 9 (September 2012), Pages Pages 1899-2137

    MDPI announces availability of Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 9 (September 2012), Pages Pages 1899-2137 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/10/9/ Table of Contents: Shi-Ying Huang, Nan-Fu Chen, Wu-Fu Chen, Han-Chun Hung, Hsin-Pai Lee, Yen-You Lin, Hui-Min Wang, Ping-Jyun Sung, Jyh-Horng Sheu and Zhi-Hong Wen Article: Sinularin from Indigenous Soft Coral Attenuates Nociceptive Responses and Spinal Neuroinflammation in Carrageenan-Induced Inflammatory Rat Model Mar. Drugs 2012, […]
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  • PharmaMar and Costa Rica to search ocean in search of cancer cures

    Experts from Costa Rica and the Spanish company PharmaMar, dedicated to marine biotechnology research, beginning in February will seek new cures and treatments for cancer in organisms living in Costa Rican waters. The Spanish company will work for five years in the territorial waters of Costa Rica thanks to an agreement with the National Institute of Biodiversity (INBio), promoted by […]
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 8 (August 2012), Pages 1619-1898 Newly Released

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 8 (August 2012), Pages Pages 1619-1898 TOC: Anthony D. Wright, Jonathan L. Nielson, Dianne M. Tapiolas, Catherine H. Liptrot and Cherie A. Motti Article: A Great Barrier Reef Sinularia sp. Yields Two New Cytotoxic Diterpenes Mar. Drugs 2012, 10(8), 1619-1630; doi:10.3390/md10081619 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/10/8/1619/ Vânia Cristina Desoti, […]
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  • Aquapharm and c-LEcta collaboration on marine-derived biocatalysts

    In a pioneering collaboration the leading Scottish biotechnology company Aquapharm and German industrial biotechnology firm c-LEcta are set to fast-track the discovery and commercialisation of a new wave of bio-catalysts. c-LEcta is skilled in the identification and engineering of enzymes and strains for optimized bio-catalytic industry processes, whilst Aquapharm has proven expertise in harnessing the commercial potential of its unique […]
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 6 (June 2012), Pages Pages 1192-1421 Now Available

    MDPI is pleased to announce the availability of the following: Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 6 (June 2012), Pages Pages 1192-1421 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/10/6/ Table of Contents: Sheila Marie Pimentel-Elardo, Lubomir Grozdanov, Sebastian Proksch and Ute Hentschel Article: Diversity of Nonribosomal Peptide Synthetase Genes in the Microbial Metagenomes of Marine Sponges Mar. Drugs 2012, 10(6), 1192-1202; doi:10.3390/md10061192 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/10/6/1192/ Shwu-Li Wu, Jui-Hsin Su, […]
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