Trond Giske visits Marine Biochemicals

Published 06.09.2010 Minister of Trade and Industry, Trond Giske, is visiting Marine Biochemicals on September 7th, 2010. The visit is a part of the Ministry’s project to let all its employees meet with Norwegian companies all over the country. Press release from NHD (in Norwegian)

Biotec Pharmacon and University of Tromsø extends cooperation to include the MARZymes project

Published 24.09.2010 (Press release) Biotec Pharmacon ASA (Biotec) and the University of Tromsø have agreed to extend their co-operation to also include the MARZymes project. The agreement will enhance the growth potential of the Biotec subsidiary Marine Biochemicals AS. The University of Tromsø is one of the world’s leading universities within marine bioprospecting in Arctic areas, and has completed several …

Sophie Champlot on cold adapted enzymes in PLoS One

Published 28.09.2010 In a PLoS One article  the paleaogenome group of the Institut Jacques Monod, France, Sophie Champlot Camille Berthelot, Mélanie Pruvost, E. Andrew Bennett, Thierry Grange, and Eva-Maria Geigl have been discussing Cod UNG, dsDNase, and HL-dsDNase. Abstract: Background PCR amplification of minute quantities of degraded DNA for ancient DNA research, forensic analyses, wildlife studies and ultrasensitive diagnostics is often hampered …

Marine Biochemicals meets Norwegian Prime Minister

Published 29.09.2010 On September 29th a delegation of Norwegian ministers are visiting Tromsø to learn about the Bioprospecting activities in the area, in alignment with the governments announced plans to strengthen the activities as an investment into the future of the North. The delegation is led by the Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, but also the Minister of Local Government …