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biological clock is ticking

Of a woman, there is a limited amount of time in which to be able to conceive a child. I've been very successful in my career and want to see it to its fullest, but I would also love to have kids, and I know my biological clock is ticking. For women who may want to have children, their biological clocks are always ticking—a concern that men never have to worry about.

clock is ticking, the

The time (for something to be done) is passing quickly; hurry up. For example, The clock is ticking on that project. This allusion to a stopwatch is often used as an admonition to speed something up. It also is used in more specific form- one's biological clock is ticking-meaning that a woman may soon be too old to bear a child, as in Her biological clock is ticking-she just turned forty.
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Further, this licence agreement anticipates further milestones and royalties payable to Virosome Biologicals as the clinical development and commercialisation programme progresses.
Although biotech companies are seeking new ways to develop protein-based therapies that are serum-free, many biological drugs, such as monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) and recombinant protein therapies, still use bovine serum-supplemented culture media.
This is a Guide to Good Facility Design Practice enables scientific and managerial staff of biological and pharmaceutical companies to understand how to meet the requirements and constraints that are placed by the regulatory agencies upon the design of laboratory and factory layouts, their modes of construction and finishing and the key systems therein.
falciparum circumsporozoite (CS) protein with the hepatitis B surface antigen molecule, RTS,S, has been under development by GSK Biologicals for more than 15 years.
Proliant Biologicals is part of the Lauridsen Group Incorporated, a private Ankeny, Iowa-based holding company that includes Proliant Health and Ingredients Companies, American Protein Corporation and Boyer Valley Corporation.
We expect LifeCycle Biologicals Manager to provide a rapid return on investment by giving our researchers global visibility into available biological inventory and eliminating redundant sample generation.
LifeCycle Biologicals Manager features a flexible architecture that easily integrates with legacy sample databases, laboratory information management systems (LIMS) and automated high-throughput systems.
GSK Biologicals employs over 1,000 research scientists who are devoted to discovering new vaccines and developing more cost-effective and convenient combination products to prevent infections that cause serious medical problems worldwide.
The agreement calls for the parties to co-develop BSYX-A110 monoclonal antibodies currently in clinical development and to enable GSK Biologicals to develop a staphylococcal vaccine using Biosynexus antigen discovery and conjugation technologies.
Because of our unique experience and know how in system integration in the field of Nuclear Biologicals and Chemicals (NBC), Thales Industrial Services has been recognized worldwide as a leading expert in NBC reconnaissance" said Bernard Angottti, President and CEO of Thales Industrial Services.
The VitriLife preservation technology can be broadly applied in the preservation of sensitive biologicals and pharmaceuticals, including small molecules, proteins (enzymes, hormones, plasma fractions, and antibodies), viruses and bacteria," added Tutwiler.
Proliant's Biologicals Division (formerly known as AMPC Biologicals or American Protein) manufactures products for use in biopharmaceuticals, diagnostics, life science research and veterinary vaccines.
The Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention prohibits the development, production, and stockpiling of biological weapons agents or delivery devices for anything other than peaceful purposes.
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