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Gardant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Bioaccelerate Portfolio Company Enhance Biotech to Merge with Privately-Held Ardent Pharmaceuticals -- the World Leader in the Discovery and Development of Delta Receptor Compounds
NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bioaccelerate, Inc. , a pharmaceutical development organisation has today announced that one of its portfolio companies, Enhance Biotech Inc (Pink Sheets:EBOI), a developer of a portfolio of products focused on lifestyle drugs, has signed a definitive merger agreement with Ardent Pharmaceuticals Inc., the world's leader in discovering and developing delta receptor compounds. Ardent Pharmaceuticals, based in North Carolina's Research Triangle, is a privately held biotechnology company with an extensive research and development pipeline that includes a number of pre-clinical and clinical candidates in the areas of moderate to severe pain, urinary incontinence, premature ejaculation, depression and cardio protection.
Abucco Receives Order from The Corporation of Delta
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, Aug. 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stafford Energy, Inc., ("Stafford") (Pink Sheets:SFDE), is very pleased to announce that its subsidiary Abucco Technologies Inc. ("Abucco") has received its first order for a washroom facility monitoring and control system from The Corporation of Delta ("Corporation").
Big Cap Communications
Earn $5,000 $10,000 $15,000 a Month or More as Free Program Adds Another Television Channel for Distribution Announced The Berman Investment Group
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Publisher Berman Investment Group announced today that their recent Free Book and CD offer, which was recently tested on television, created a proliferation of requests for their offer. The offer includes Bruce A. Berman's breakthrough book "I GOT HERE. YOU CAN TOO!" and his "Making Money" CD, which together are a $100 value, for free. For more information or for your free copy, the company distributes their free book and CD offer at www.BruceBerman.net
Produce Safety and Security International Inc.
Food Safe International Reduces Outstanding Shares Total
TORONTO, Aug. 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Food Safe International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:FSIJ) announced today that the company is reducing the amount of outstanding shares by 10%. A total of 120 million shares will be retired amounting to ten percent(10%) of the total issued and outstanding shares. The company feels that the current share price is undervalued and that the reduction should benefit the current share price in a favorable manner. The reduction in outstanding shares will also provide the company increased opportunities in the future for growth and provide the opportunity for investors' holdings to be more valuable.
Astris Energi Inc.
Astris Energi Pays Down Debenture -- Now Debt Free
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Canada, Aug. 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Astris Energi Inc. (OTCBB:ASRNF), the world's leading alkaline fuel cell (AFC) technology company, announced today it has paid down an existing debenture thus eliminating Astris' only long-term financial liability.