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Adrenaline Nation Entertainment, Inc.
Adrenaline Nation Entertainment Announces Open Casting Call in Nashville for Music TV and Adrenaline Sports TV Show Hosts
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Adrenaline Nation Entertainment, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ADNL), which produces Adrenaline Nation TV (ANTV), the leading channel for cutting-edge independent music TV, innovative independent and short films, and adrenaline sports for the highly coveted 18 - 49 demographic, today announced a casting call for hosts for its music blocks and Adrenaline sports programs for the production studios based in Nashville, Tenn. ANTV is looking for talented show hosts between the ages of 18 - 26 who are knowledgeable about independent music bands, country music and adrenaline sports including rodeo sports and bull riding. Previous show hosting experience is a plus but not required.
Samaritan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Samaritan to Highlight Oral HIV Entry Inhibitor and Novel Alzheimer's Drug At BioPartnering Europe to Seek Partnering Opportunities
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Samaritan Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AMEX:LIV), a developer of innovative drugs, announced today, it will highlight the uniqueness and advantages of its oral HIV entry inhibitor, SP-01A, and its novel Alzheimer's drug, Caprospinol (SP-233), to major pharmaceutical companies around the world for out-licensing opportunities. In addition, Samaritan will seek in-licensing opportunities to market niche branded pharmaceuticals in Greece and Eastern Europe. BioPartnering Europe takes place October 8 -- 12, 2006 in London, England.
Friendly Energy Corporation
Friendly Energy Update
CARSON CITY, Nev., Oct. 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Friendly Energy Corp. (Pink Sheets:FDEG) reports today that its joint venture partner, D-Mil Productions, indicates that the North Asher No. 1 well has now been completed with the down hole pump installation. D-Mil reports that oil production should commence immediately.
Microsemi Awarded $1.8M R&D Contract to Develop Silicon Carbide RF Power Products for Airborne Avionics
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading manufacturer of high performance analog/mixed signal integrated circuits and high reliability semiconductors, has announced that Congress has appropriated $1.8 million to allow Microsemi's Power Products Group (formerly Bend, Oregon-based Advanced Power Technology) to develop technology related to the use of silicon carbide semiconductor components in military avionics applications. It is expected that the program will be administered by AFRL (Air Force Research Laboratory). This funding was included in the Fiscal Year 2007 Defense Appropriations Act and strongly supported by the Oregon Congressional Delegation.
XOMA to Humanize Attenuon's Novel Anti-Cancer Antibody
BERKELEY, Calif. and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- XOMA Ltd. (Nasdaq:XOMA) and Attenuon, LLC today announced an agreement for XOMA to utilize its Human Engineering(tm) (HE(tm)) technology to humanize a monoclonal antibody targeting the urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA) system for the treatment of cancer. The uPA system plays a central role in multiple pathways and processes related to tumor growth, metastasis, and angiogenesis (the growth of new blood vessels that feed tumors). Attenuon will pay XOMA an up-front fee, development milestones, and royalties. Attenuon will retain all development and commercialization rights to the antibody. Additional financial terms were not disclosed.