08:00 , Jan 16, 2001 |  BioCentury  |  Politics, Policy & Law

Uncharted waters

WASHINGTON - The inauguration of George W. Bush at week's end will thrust much of the biotechnology industry into unfamiliar territory: the bulk of today's companies, as well as the technologies they are based on,...
07:00 , Oct 4, 1999 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Enzo, Monsanto enabling technology news

ENZ said that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware that ENZ's U.S. Patent No. 5,272,065 covering genetic antisense technology...
07:00 , Aug 16, 1999 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Emergent Genetics Inc., Monsanto deal

Emergent acquired for cash Monsanto's wholly-owned cotton seed unit, Stoneville Pedigreed Seed Co. (Memphis, Tenn.). Stoneville, which markets conventional and transgenic cotton seed varieties, became part of Monsanto as a result of Monsanto's acquisition of...
07:00 , Aug 16, 1999 |  BioCentury  |  Strategy

Monsanto: Buy, Buy, Buy. . . Sell

To obtain access to germplasm to ensure a vehicle for its biotechnology-derived crop traits, Monsanto Co. 's approach has been to buy, buy, buy. Thus, the company seemed out of character when it announced that...
07:00 , Jul 26, 1999 |  BioCentury  |  Tools & Techniques

Kimeragen: Remaking plant genes

The next wave of agbio products issuing will involve changes to plant traits such as nutrition and crop yield. These kinds of changes, however, could require specific, permanent changes to target genes in plants, something...
07:00 , Jun 1, 1999 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Monsanto other research news

Researchers at Monsanto's Calgene LLC subsidiary (Davis, Calif.) published in Nature Biotechnology the use of an engineered thioesterase enzyme to create transgenic Brassica napus plants that accumulated 55-68 percent more stearate than wild-type plants. The...
08:00 , Mar 22, 1999 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Musical parents

- Oscar Wilde, The Importance Of Being Earnest Robertson Stephens will have a third parent company in as many years, as Fleet Financial Group announced plans to acquire Robbie's current parent, BancBoston, for $16 billion....
08:00 , Nov 2, 1998 |  BioCentury  |  Emerging Company Profile

Florigene Ltd.

Florigene Ltd. Melbourne, Australia Technology: Anthocyanin biosynthesis to modify the colors of flowers and ethylene-regulated flower senescence Disease focus: NA Clinical status: NA Founded: 1986 by the University of Melbourne and Calgene Inc. Corporate partners:...
08:00 , Nov 2, 1998 |  BioCentury  |  Emerging Company Profile

Florigene: A rose by any other color

Florigene: A rose by any other color Florigene is on a quest to make and sell blue roses, a feat it hopes to accomplish next year. In the meantime, the company is shipping unique mauve...
07:00 , Aug 24, 1998 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

SemBioSys management update

SemBioSys Genetics Inc., Calgary, Alberta   Business: Agbio/Veterinary/Environmental   Hired: Andrew Baum as president and CEO, formerly director of business development at Monsanto Co. and president of the oils division of Monsanto subsidiary Calgene Inc....