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Epigenomics Presents Data Confirming Screening for Methylated DNA in Blood as Key to Early Colorectal Cancer Detection
BERLIN, April 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Epigenomics AG Epigenomics AG (Frankfurt:ECX) (Prime Standard:ECX), a molecular diagnostics company developing tests based on DNA methylation, today confirmed that free-floating DNA gleaned from blood is a key to early detection of colorectal cancer. Epigenomics showed that presence of the methylated form of DNA encoding the so-called Septin 9 gene is found in plasma of up to 57 percent of patients with all stages of colorectal cancer at high levels of specificity (95%). Data from the studies were presented at the 97th AACR Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., USA.
Nobel Biocare and the University of Maryland Dental School Announce Education and Research Partnership
BALTIMORE, April 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, at the Nobel Biocare World Tour Conference in Baltimore, Nobel Biocare (Other OTC:NBCHF) (Stockholm:NOBE) and the University of Maryland Dental School signed a three-year partnership to position the Dental School as a leading center for students and alumni to learn advanced techniques such as dental implants, esthetic dentistry, patient management, and guided surgery. The grant of USD 2 million will become a major impetus to launch new initiatives in curriculum, patient care and research and development.
Command Security Corporation
Command Security Corporation Announces Expansion to Oakland International Airport
LAGRANGEVILLE, N.Y., April 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Command Security Corporation (OTCBB:CMMD) announced today its expansion to Oakland International Airport as Aviation Safeguards, the Company's aviation services division, has been awarded a three year contract to provide passenger services to a major domestic airline carrier at Oakland International Airport, commencing on May 1, 2006 with an annual contract value of approximately $1.7 million.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Report: 2005 U.S. IPO Listings Trailed 2004 Levels; 2006 Off to a Strong Start
NEW YORK, April 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- After a strong first-quarter start, the U.S. IPO market retreated in 2005 from three-year highs reached in 2004, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers' U.S. IPO Watch, a survey of IPO activity on U.S. stock exchanges. In total, there were 221 IPOs on the three U.S. exchanges, down from 260 in 2004, but far ahead of the 88 in 2003. Similarly, total IPO proceeds, while down 25 percent from their 2004 highs, were more than double the levels reached in 2003.
SE Secure Income Fund A LLC
SE Secure Income Fund A LLC
BOCA RATON, Fla., April 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SE Secure Income Fund A LLC ("SESIF") is a specialized private investment fund that invests into portfolios of highly discounted non-performing and defaulted consumer bank loans and credit-cards which are then submitted to a national network of law firms and agencies for liquidation.
Essential Innovations Technology Corp.
Essential Innovations Completes a Highly Successful Exhibition at GLOBE 2006
BELLINGHAM, Wash., April 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Essential Innovations Technology Corp. (OTCBB:ESIV) (Frankfurt:E6S), provider of cutting-edge geoexchange solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications as both a geoexchange energy service company and as a manufacturer of proprietary geothermal heat pump technology, announced today that it has just finished with its participation in the GLOBE 2006 Trade Fair in Vancouver, British Columbia.
TVT Records, Number One Independent Record Company, Licenses Catalog to Qtrax
NEW YORK, April 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Advanced Technology Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:AVDI) and TVT Records today announced a joint agreement making TVT's entire catalog available through AVDI's Qtrax legal Peer-2-Peer music download service. The deal makes hit recordings from such Gold and Platinum artists as Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, Default, Ying Yang Twins, Sevendust and Pitbull available on the soon-to-be-launched Qtrax service.