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  • Can Artificial Intelligence Help Drug Development?

    Can Artificial Intelligence Help Drug Development?

    By Larry Ramer, DrugPatentWatch writer Artificial intelligence, or AI, has advanced significantly in recent years and could significantly lower pharma companies’ R&D costs by enabling precision medicine and greatly reducing…The post Can Arti...…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 9:19am -
  • Accelerating Drug Approvals in the US

    Accelerating Drug Approvals in the US

    By: Pankaj Mondal, DrugPatentWatch Staff Writer When it comes to measuring the success of a new drug, the amount of time required to complete the entire approval process become a…The post Accelerating Drug Approvals in the US appeared first on D..…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 9:05am -
  • The Importance of Pharmaceutical Competitor Analysis

    The Importance of Pharmaceutical Competitor Analysis

    The US pharmaceutical industry is heavily competitive, with nine out of the top ten pharmaceutical companies based in the US. In recent years though, the market has become even more competitive…The post The Importance of Pharmaceutical Competito.…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 10:17am -
  • New patent for Indivior Inc drug SUBOXONE

    New patent for Indivior Inc drug SUBOXONE

    Annual Drug Patent Expirations for SUBOXONE Suboxone is a drug marketed by Indivior Inc and is included in two NDAs. It is available from five suppliers. There are four patents…The post New patent for Indivior Inc drug SUBOXONE appeared first on..…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • 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 four patents protecting this compound. This ingredient…The post New tentative approval for Watson Labs d..…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • Which pharmaceutical companies have the most suppository dosed drugs?

    Which pharmaceutical companies have the most suppository dosed drugs?

    This chart shows the pharmaceutical companies with the most suppository dosed drugs. For a different perspective, see the most popular dosage types. The companies with the most suppository dosed drugs…The post Which pharmaceutical companies have..…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • 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 four patents protecting this compound. This ingredient…The post New tentative approval for Watson Labs d..…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • Which pharma companies have the most supplementary protection certificates?

    Which pharma companies have the most supplementary protection certificates?

    This chart shows the drug companies with the most supplementary protection certificates (SPCs). SPCs are used in European Union and select others to encourage pharmaceutical innovation by compensating for the…The post Which pharma companies have..…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • 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 four patents protecting this compound. This ingredient…The post New tentative approval for Watson Labs d..…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • Which pharmaceutical companies have the most drug patents in Norway?

    Which pharmaceutical companies have the most drug patents in Norway?

    This chart shows the pharmaceutical companies with the most patents in Norway. Patents must be filed in each country (or, in some cases regional patent office) where patent protection is…The post Which pharmaceutical companies have the most drug..…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 8:00am -

BIOtechNow

Nature: Biotechnology

Phys.org: Biotechnology

  • newResearchers create first stem cells using CRISPR genome activation

    Researchers create first stem cells using CRISPR genome activation

    In a scientific first, researchers at the Gladstone Institutes turned skin cells from mice into stem cells by activating a specific gene in the cells using CRISPR technology. The innovative approach offers a potentially simpler technique to produce t…
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 4:18pm -
  • newCounting chromosomes: Plant scientists solve a century-old mystery about reproduction

    Counting chromosomes: Plant scientists solve a century-old mystery about reproduction

    Counting is vital in nature. Counting chromosomes is something that most animals, plants and even single-celled organisms need to know how to do to assure viability and to reproduce. Today, a team of geneticists reveals a remarkable mechanism that en…
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:26pm -
  • newStudy finds convergent evolution of gene regulation in humans and mice

    Study finds convergent evolution of gene regulation in humans and mice

    Organisms that aren't closely related may evolve similar traits as they adapt to similar challenges. It's called convergent evolution, and familiar examples include the wings of birds, bats, and insects, and echolocation in bats and dolphins. Now, mo…
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 12:45pm -
  • newMealworms may turn infected wheat into cash

    Mealworms may turn infected wheat into cash

    The potential solution discovered by University of Saskatchewan researchers for producers stuck with unsellable fusarium-infected wheat may actually put cash in the farmers' pockets and open up a new worm-based niche market in the feed industry.
    - 18 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 8:58am -
  • newThe Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

    The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

    The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring. Although it carries the "master switch" gene, SRY, that determines whether an embryo will develop as male (XY) or fema…
    - 19 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 7:35am -
  • To maximize sugarcane harvesting, use the right blade

    To maximize sugarcane harvesting, use the right blade

    You wouldn't use the same knife to cut through a thick steak as you would to slice an angel food cake, right? Although that may be a ridiculous comparison, the same principle holds true when harvesting various crops. One blade doesn't slice all. Rese…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • Breakthrough enables screening millions of human antibodies for new drug discovery

    Breakthrough enables screening millions of human antibodies for new drug discovery

    A paper just published in Nature Biotechnology outlines a pioneering method of screening a person's diverse set of antibodies for rapid therapeutic discovery. Antibody proteins are an important part of the human immune system that specifically target…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 10:53am -
  • Clean and green—a moss that removes lead from water

    Clean and green—a moss that removes lead from water

    Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS) in Japan have demonstrated that that moss can be a green alternative for decontaminating polluted water and soil. Published in PLOS ONE, the study shows that in particular, the m…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 9:12am -
  • Hormone keys plant growth or stress tolerance, but not both

    Hormone keys plant growth or stress tolerance, but not both

    Plants that grow well tend to be sensitive to heat and drought, and plants that can handle those stresses often have stunted growth. A Purdue University plant scientist has found the switch that creates that antagonism, opening opportunities to devel…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 7:28am -
  • New 'Buck' naked barley: Food, feed, brew

    New 'Buck' naked barley: Food, feed, brew

    Researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) are giving an ancient grain a new life: this barley is naked, but not in an indecent way.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 2:01am -

Scientific American: Biotechnology

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