Month: November 2012

Nitto Denko Avecia (US) acquires US Girindus America, strengthens oligonucleotide CMO business

Girindus America, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, is a recognized company in the therapeutic oligonucleotide manufacturing business serving major pharmaceutical and biotech companies with small- and large-scale manufacturing capabilities. NITTO DENKO Avecia Inc. is a drug development and manufacturing service company located in Milford, MA, and is a part of Nitto Denko Corporation. Avecia is a recognized […]

NIAS researchers breed low-cadmium rice by non-transgenic procedure

A research team around the National Institute of Environmental Agrobiosciences (NIAS) has identified the gene responsible for reduced Cd uptake and developed a strategy for marker-assisted selection of low-Cd cultivars. Sequence analysis revealed that these mutants have different mutations of the same gene (OsNRAMP5), which encodes a natural resistance-associated macrophage protein. Functional analysis revealed that […]

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