Posts tagged with ‘marine microbe’

  • Marine Ingredients Poised For Accelerated Development

    Inside Cosmeceuticals posted an editorial feature we recently wrote on the future for Marine Ingredients.  Read more below: ———————— Many believe the ocean is where life first started. Then it is no surprise, perhaps, that the biggest potential source for new, bioactive ingredients for the health and beauty market may originate from the same place. With so many new species […]
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  • New Issue of Marine Drugs Available Online

    Marine Drugs announces the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 8, Issue 4 (April 2010), Pages 835-1481 athttp://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/8/4/ TOC includes: Review: Generating a Generation of Proteasome Inhibitors: From Microbial Fermentation to Total Synthesis of Salinosporamide A (Marizomib) and Other Salinosporamides Review: Impact of Marine Drugs on Cytoskeleton-Mediated Reproductive Events Article: Leucine Aminopeptidase, β-Glucosidase and Alkaline Phosphatase Activity Rates and […]
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  • Company believes it has a natural cure for dandruff from marine microbes

    Scottish marine biotechnology company Aquapharm believes it has found a natural cure for dandruff in microbes in the sea off Scotland’s coast and is poised to strike a major deal with a European company that could add around £1m a year to the fledgling firm’s revenues. Aquapharm, which is based at Dunstaffnage, near Oban, is developing a library of potential […]
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  • Bioprospecting for Improved Methods of Biofuel Production

    UMBI has received a $575,000, three-year subcontract awardbfrom the University of California at Berkeley to develop more efficient ways to convert lignocellulose to biofuels such as ethanol and butanol. The subcontract is part of a multifaceted, collaborative research and development effort designed to improve the efficiency of biofuel production. These efforts are led by three Principal Investigators, including Dr. Frank […]
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  • When it Comes to Going Green, These N.C. Scientists are Singing the Blues

    This year scientists in North Carolina have made a resolution to embrace a new earth-friendly trend — going Blue. This new charge is coming out of MARBIONC (Marine Biotechnology in North Carolina), one of the country’s newest business incubators that discovers, develops and markets new products and technologies derived from the sea. “The ocean holds the key to renewable energy, […]
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  • Microbes May Scrub Way to Profits

    Michael Dennis was the president and CEO of Genome Atlantic when he became interested in using microbes to clean up the environment. Microbes are natural cleaning agents because they decompose and digest waste. “I realized the market opportunities in the growing green economy were huge,” he said. Thus, he left his position with Genome Atlantic and founded Blue Bio. “There […]
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