Posts tagged with ‘marine microbe’

  • ORNL Protein Analysis Investigates Marine Worm Community

    Techniques used by researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to analyze a simple marine worm and its resident bacteria could accelerate efforts to understand more complex microbial communities such as those found in humans. In a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a multi-institutional research team analyzed the proteins found in […]
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  • Growing International Interest In Oceanology To Benefit The Global Marine Biotechnology Market, According To New Report By Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

    With growing environmental pollution throwing the spotlight on sustainable industrial development, there exists huge demand for suitable, scalable, economically, socially and environmentally sustainable feedstock options for the manufacturing industry. With sustainable feedstock production and delivery ballooning into a massive industry worldwide, the world’s oceans have emerged into the next frontier for investigative, biological resource development and management R&D projects. For […]
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  • Marine Drugs Announces New Issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 3

    MDPI recently announced the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 3 (March 2012), Pages Pages 521-676 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/10/3/   Table of Contents: Jing Tong, Hank Trapido-Rosenthal, Jun Wang, Youwei Wang, Qing X. Li and Yuanan Lu Article: Antiviral Activities and Putative Identification of Compounds in Microbial Extracts from the Hawaiian Coastal Waters Mar. Drugs 2012, 10(3), 521-538; […]
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  • Scots and Aussie scientists team up to research marine microbes

    A leading Scottish marine biotechnology firm has joined forces with the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) in a bid to discover innovative and high-value products from micro-organisms. Scientists from Aquapharm Biotechnology are to be given exclusive commercial access to a selection of Australian marine microbes in the AIMS Bioresources Library. Aquapharm believes the deal will lead to the discovery […]
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  • Newcastle University scientists work on using marine bacteria to produce electricity

    How to find and exploit new sources of energy for our power-hungry society is something which has been bugging experts for decades. Now scientists at Newcastle University are working on how to harness bacteria to produce electricity. And some of the microbes in the study are Bacillus stratosphericus – commonly found in high concentrations in the stratosphere orbiting the Earth […]
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  • Scots and Nordic scientists set to explore sustainable skincare utilizing marine natural ingredients

    Scottish company Aquapharm has joined forces with Norwegian firm Aqua Bio Technology (ABT) to create a new generation of sustainable ingredients for the skincare market. Together the companies hope to identify natural marine ingredients that could replace the petroleum-based components used extensively within the skincare market. Scientists at Aquapharm believe marine microbes are the key to finding the bio-active ingredients […]
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 9, Issue 12 (December 2011), Pages 2488-2817 Release issue

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue:Mar. Drugs, Volume 9, Issue 12 (December 2011), Pages 2488-2817 at http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/9/12/ Table of Contents: Jeen-Kuan Chen, Chao-Hsien Yeh, Lian-Chen Wang, Tzong-Horng Liou, Chia-Rui Shen and Chao-Lin Liu Article: Chitosan, the Marine Functional Food, Is a Potent Adsorbent of Humic Acid Mar. Drugs 2011, 9(12), 2488-2498; doi:10.3390/md9122488 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/9/12/2488/ Oriol Sacristan-Soriano, Bernard […]
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  • Aquapharm and CABI sign collaborative agreement

    Scottish marine biotechnology firm Aquapharm has signed an agreement with the Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI) which will allow the organisations to access and co-promote one another’s unique microbe collections. Aquapharm specialises in the discovery, isolation and development of novel functional active ingredients, sustainably harvested from marine micro-organisms for potential use in a wide range of commercial sectors. Meanwhile […]
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  • Aquapharm Biodiscovery renews deal with Croda/Sederma, harnessing Aquapharm’s collection of marine micro-organisms for cosmetics

    Leading Scottish marine biotechnology company, Aquapharm Biodiscovery Ltd, has reached a crucial new stage in the development of next generation cosmetics harnessing its unique collection of marine micro-organisms. Aquapharm, which signed a three year R&D agreement with Croda, a global leader in speciality chemicals for the personal care market in 2008, has struck a renewed deal to work with Croda’s […]
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  • AE Biofuels acquires biotechnology company Zymetis and patented marine organism Z-microbe

    AE Biofuels, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Zymetis, Inc., a Maryland-based industrial biotechnology company that develops products for the renewable chemicals and advanced fuels industries. Zymetis, Inc. will continue as a wholly-owned subsidiary of AE Biofuels.
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