Millipore, which specialises in providing technologies, tools and
services for the discovery, development and production of new
therapeutic drugs, has reported first-quarter 2003 sales of $187
million (€173 million), up 13 per cent...
German packaging company Bosch Packaging Technology will reveal a
host of products at the upcoming exhibition on chemical engineering
and biotechnology to be held in Frankfurt, Germany in May this
year. Brand new on the stand, filling...
UK biotechnology bellwether Celltech has emerged victorious in the
bidding battle for Oxford GlycoSciences. OGS reluctantly gave in to
Celltech's pressure on 11 April, after the latter firm bought
additional holdings which brought...
Researchers have now completed the sequencing of the human genome,
to an accuracy of 99.999 per cent, nearly three years after the
first 'working' draft was published to great fanfare in June 2000.
The achievement comes...
The $7.3 billion (€6.8bn) global market for non-steroidal
anti-inflammatory drugs could soon include an upstart competitor
whose new product holds the promise of allaying joint pain but
without the gastrointestinal side effects often...
US Neuro Bioscience has signed an agreement to acquire a minimum of
75 per cent of the issued and outstanding share capital of CLL
Pharma, a French company engaged in the business of reformulating
drugs using its proprietary drug...
UK-based science-based service company LGC has been selected as the
UK partner in a new European initiative to provide industrial
clients with direct access to a network of information - drawn from
complex chemical data - on chemical...
Amersham Biosciences has launched a new DNA Amplification Kit,
GenomiPhi, which it says can simplify the DNA preparation process
and enable high-quality DNA to be prepared from a limited amount of
Iceland-based deCODE genetics announced this week that AstraZeneca
has entered into an agreement to purchase its RoboHTC automated
protein crystallography platform, earmarked for AstraZeneca's drug
discovery sites in Alderley...