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Biocon quarterly net profit up 25 percent


April 28th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Biotechnology firm Biocon Thursday posted a 25 percent increase in its consolidated net profit at Rs.100.81 crore for the quarter ended March 31 as against ... Read more...

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NALCO to set up pilot project on managing carbon


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) Monday said a pilot project on carbon sequestration will be implemented at its captive power plant at Angul in Orissa.Sidhanta ... Read more...

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Ready-to-use bioengineered veins expand off-the-shelf vessels options


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study might make it possible one day for surgeons to simply open the refrigerator when patient-ready bioengineered blood vessels might be needed.To avoid complications in patients ... Read more...

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Genetically Modified Botox Apples Will Not Turn Brown, Claims Canadian Biotechnology Firm


December 15th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cashmere, Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A reputed Canadian Biotechnology firm has asked United States to approve apples which are genetically modified and will not turn brown after it is sliced. ... Read more...

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Stem cell therapy could ‘help the blind see within 6 weeks’


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Stem cells derived from spare IVF embryos left over from fertility treatment could help blind patients see within six weeks, according to a new study.The US Food and ... Read more...

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Biocon net up 33 percent in first quarter


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) Biocon Friday reported a net profit of Rs.77 crore for the first quarter (April-June) of this fiscal (20010-11), registering year-on-year (YoY) growth of 33 percent from Rs.58 crore ... Read more...

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New hope for patients at high risk of recurrences of heart disease


May 21st, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Canadian researchers confirmed the potential of a medication to reduce inflammation in patients with atherosclerosis.The results of the clinical study, directed by Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif of the Montreal ... Read more...

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Scientists develop microbe that produces fuels directly from biomass


January 28th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): A team of scientists from the US Department of Energy's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) has developed a microbe that can produce an advanced biofuel directly from biomass.Deploying ... Read more...

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Biocon’s Mazumdar-Shaw backs Bt brinjal cultivation


January 19th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 19 (IANS) India's biotech "queen" Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw of Biocon Tuesday appealed for considering the issue of Bt brinjal cultivation on a scientific basis and not on "unfounded fears". "We would really ... Read more...

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Avesthagen revives public issue plans to raise funds


September 8th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 8 (IANS) Leading biotechnology firm Avesthagen plans to raise about Rs.6-7 billion (Rs.600-700 crore) through an initial public issue (IPO) for rolling out about 40 products which are still in ... Read more...

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Biocon unveils India’s first 24-hour diabetes drug


May 29th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) Biotechnology firm Biocon Ltd Friday unveiled a new drug to help diabetics control their blood sugar levels. The product, Basalog, is the first diabetic drug whose effect lasts a ... Read more...

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Monsanto offers fellowship for research on rice, wheat breeding


April 25th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) US-based agricultural biotechnology firm Monsanto Saturday announced a special fellowship programme for research on rice and wheat plant breeding. Under the programme, the company will allocate $10 ... Read more...

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Biocon net profit down 54 percent in second quarter


October 16th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 16 (IANS) India's leading biotechnology firm Biocon Ltd has posted consolidated net profit of Rs.250 million for the second quarter this fiscal, as against Rs.540 million in the same quarter ... Read more...

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Biocon drugs in pre-filled syringes for kidney, cancer patients


June 4th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) India's leading biotechnology firm Biocon Ltd has introduced a new drug delivery system with two of its life-saving products in pre-filled syringes for kidney and cancer patients. "We ... Read more...

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Biocon chief unveils radiology training centre


March 19th, 2008 - 12:18 am ICT by admin
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) Biotechnology firm Biocon's chairperson Kiran Mazumdar Shaw late Tuesday unveiled a radiology training centre at Teleradiology Solutions (TS) facility in India's silicon hub. Purported to be first-of-its-kind in ... Read more...

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