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  • Conclusions We Can Draw from Recent Successful Drug Launches

    Conclusions We Can Draw from Recent Successful Drug Launches

    Recent successful drug launches indicate a trend toward more specialized, high-priced drugs that treat less-common medical conditions.The post Conclusions We Can Draw from Recent Successful Drug Launches appeared first on DrugPatentWatch - Make Bett…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Feb 19, 9:17am -
  • New tentative approval for Watson Labs drug dienogest; estradiol valerate

    New tentative approval for Watson Labs drug dienogest; estradiol valerate

    Dienogest; estradiol valerate is the generic ingredient in one branded drug marketed by Bayer Hlthcare and is included in one NDA. There are two patents protecting this compound. Drug patent…The post New tentative approval for Watson Labs drug die…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Feb 19, 12:06am -
  • Which drugs have the most supplementary protection certificates?

    Which drugs have the most supplementary protection certificates?

    This chart shows the drugs with the most supplementary protection certificates (SPCs). SPCs are used in European Union and select others to encourage pharmaceutical innovation by compensating for the long…The post Which drugs have the most supplem…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Feb 19, 12:06am -
  • New tentative approval for Watson Labs drug dienogest; estradiol valerate

    New tentative approval for Watson Labs drug dienogest; estradiol valerate

    Dienogest; estradiol valerate is the generic ingredient in one branded drug marketed by Bayer Hlthcare and is included in one NDA. There are two patents protecting this compound. Drug patent…The post New tentative approval for Watson Labs drug die…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Feb 19, 12:09am -
  • Pharmaceutical companies with the most orphan drugs

    Pharmaceutical companies with the most orphan drugs

    Orphan drug exclusivity is granted to drugs addressing rare ‘orphan diseases’ — those affecting fewer than 200,000 Americans. The protection granted to orphan drugs is quite strong. The FDA is…The post Pharmaceutical companies with the most…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Feb 19, 12:09am -
  • New tentative approval for Watson Labs drug dienogest; estradiol valerate

    New tentative approval for Watson Labs drug dienogest; estradiol valerate

    Dienogest; estradiol valerate is the generic ingredient in one branded drug marketed by Bayer Hlthcare and is included in one NDA. There are two patents protecting this compound. Drug patent…The post New tentative approval for Watson Labs drug die…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Feb 19, 12:09am -
  • Which pharmaceutical companies have the most drug patents in New Zealand?

    Which pharmaceutical companies have the most drug patents in New Zealand?

    This chart shows the pharmaceutical companies with the most patents in New Zealand. Patents must be filed in each country (or, in some cases regional patent office) where patent protection…The post Which pharmaceutical companies have the most drug…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Feb 19, 12:09am -
  • New tentative approval for Watson Labs drug dienogest; estradiol valerate

    New tentative approval for Watson Labs drug dienogest; estradiol valerate

    Dienogest; estradiol valerate is the generic ingredient in one branded drug marketed by Bayer Hlthcare and is included in one NDA. There are two patents protecting this compound. Drug patent…The post New tentative approval for Watson Labs drug die…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 12:09am -
  • Which pharmaceutical companies have the most SPCs in Slovakia?

    Which pharmaceutical companies have the most SPCs in Slovakia?

    This chart shows the pharmaceutical companies with the most supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) in Slovakia. SPCs are used in European Union and select others to encourage pharmaceutical innovation by compensating…The post Which pharmaceu…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 12:09am -
  • Patent delisted for Dermira Inc drug QBREXZA

    Patent delisted for Dermira Inc drug QBREXZA

    Annual Drug Patent Expirations for QBREXZA Qbrexza is a drug marketed by Dermira Inc and is included in one NDA. It is available from one supplier. There are eight patents…The post Patent delisted for Dermira Inc drug QBREXZA appeared first on Dru…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 12:12am -

BIOtechNow

Nature: Biotechnology

Phys.org: Biotechnology

  • newGetting to Mars may happen only if we can grow food in space

    Getting to Mars may happen only if we can grow food in space

    Decades after the last human set foot on the moon, NASA is contemplating setting up a permanent base there or sending astronauts to Mars. Accomplishing those goals, however, will require a few green thumbs.
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Feb 19, 10:30am -
  • How our plants have turned into thieves to survive

    How our plants have turned into thieves to survive

    Scientists have discovered that grasses are able to short cut evolution by taking genes from their neighbours. The findings suggest wild grasses are naturally genetically modifying themselves to gain a competitive advantage.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Feb 19, 3:00pm -
  • Researchers create the conditions for growing plants in the Arctic

    Researchers create the conditions for growing plants in the Arctic

    Researchers at the TSU Siberian Botanical Garden (SibBG), the Institute of High Current Electronics SB RAS (IHCE), and Tomsk Polytechnic University have implemented an interdisciplinary project to study the optimal parameters of UV radiation for pre-…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Feb 19, 8:29am -
  • Genetics efforts enriching nutrition of popcorn, sorghum

    Genetics efforts enriching nutrition of popcorn, sorghum

    Two kernels of the same idea—cultivating protein quality in cereal grains—are reaching maturity at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Feb 19, 7:51am -
  • Linking sensing to signaling during plant immunity

    Linking sensing to signaling during plant immunity

    Plant defense against invading pathogens relies upon effective recognition of non-self organisms and a subsequent signaling response characterized by reprogramming of host gene expression and localized cell death to combat infection and provide resis…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Feb 19, 7:41am -
  • Virus-infested fungus could help cut chemical pesticides

    Virus-infested fungus could help cut chemical pesticides

    The evidence against chemical pesticides is mounting. An estimated 7m people are at risk from exposure to pesticides globally, while a million a year suffer or die from pesticide associated diseases. And that says nothing of the damage they are thoug…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 10:10am -
  • Surprise findings turn up the temperature on the study of vernalization

    Surprise findings turn up the temperature on the study of vernalization

    Researchers have uncovered new evidence about the agriculturally important process of vernalization in a development that could help farmers deal with financially damaging weather fluctuations.
    - 5 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 5:00am -
  • New molecular blueprint advances our understanding of photosynthesis

    New molecular blueprint advances our understanding of photosynthesis

    Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have used one of the most advanced microscopes in the world to reveal the structure of a large protein complex crucial to photosynthesis, the process by wh…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 1:01am -
  • Darwin's rabbit helps to explain the fightback against myxomatosis

    Darwin's rabbit helps to explain the fightback against myxomatosis

    Nearly seventy years after myxomatosis decimated the rabbit populations of Australia, Britain and France, a new study reveals how the species has evolved genetic resistance to the disease through natural selection.
    - 6 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 2:00pm -
  • Biologist's research could lead to more resilient crops

    Biologist's research could lead to more resilient crops

    UCLA biologist Steve Jacobsen's research has the potential to have a significant impact on the improvement of crops.
    - 6 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 9:16am -

Scientific American: Biotechnology

  • Human Diet Drugs Kill Mosquitoes' Appetite, Too

    Human Diet Drugs Kill Mosquitoes' Appetite, Too

    When researchers fed mosquitoes a drug used to treat people for obesity, the insects were less interested in hunting for their next human meal ticket. Karen Hopkin reports.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 3 days ago, 16 Feb 19, 3:30pm -
  • Inhaled RNA Might Help Heal Cystic Fibrosis

    Inhaled RNA Might Help Heal Cystic Fibrosis

    Scientists are working to correct a genetic defect in cystic fibrosis patients by having them inhale RNA. Christopher Intagliata reports.-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 42 days ago, 8 Jan 19, 11:55pm -
  • Baby Gene Edits Could Affect a Range of Traits

    Baby Gene Edits Could Affect a Range of Traits

    The gene targeted for its role in HIV is linked to increased severity of other infectious diseases—and has implications for learning in mice-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 70 days ago, 12 Dec 18, 12:15pm -
  • Scientist Who Edited Babies' Genomes Faces Widespread Criticism

    Scientist Who Edited Babies' Genomes Faces Widespread Criticism

    Experts say the risks of a controversial procedure outweigh the benefits for twin newborns-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
    - 83 days ago, 28 Nov 18, 5:15pm -
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