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Synonyms for greenbottle

blowfly with brilliant coppery green body

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In average conditions of humidity and a temperature of 20degC, the life cycle of the greenbottle is completed in about 20 days, faster with higher ambient temperature and humidity.
The same price as a plastic container, it will provide an environmentally sustainable alternative for shoppers, say makers Greenbottle Ltd, of nearby Framlingham.
Researchers from Bradford University, West Yorkshire, have isolated chemicals from the larvae of the greenbottle blowfly and added them to a wound dressing that stimulates wound closure in human and mouse cells.
Family doctors will be able to prescribe the larvae of the common greenbottle fly for patients with chronic infected wounds.
Calliphoridiae flies, more commonly known as blowflies or greenbottle and bluebottle flies, are particularly attracted to livestock and oviposit on fresh and cooked meat, and dairy products.
New research has shown that greenbottle maggots clean wounds and may hold the key to the production of new healing chemicals.
Greenbottle said: "Does that mean some criminal workshy druggies on state benefits will lose their free methadone prescriptions, paid for by the mug British taxpayer?
Companies Listed in this report include: Amazon Amcor Antalis Arjowiggins Billerud Boise, Inc Carrefour Cascades, Inc Daio Paper Corporation Danone Delta Natural Kraft Dorset Cereals DS Smith Packaging France DS Smith PLC Finnforest Google Gould Group Gould Paper Corporation Graphic Packaging Holding Corporation Graphic Packaging International, Inc Greenbottle Hexacomb International Paper International Paper & Sun Cartonboard Co.
Last week British company GreenBottle announced it is in talks about expanding its eponymous range into the wine category with an unnamed own-label supplier, following a successful trial in milk chillers in Asda.
Various species of flies have been used for MDT, (1) the most commonly used being Lucilia sericata, a greenbottle blowfly (Figs 1 and 2).
Jones and her colleagues use larvae from the common greenbottle fly (Lucilia sericata) for maggot therapy, primarily because of the long safety record with this species.
The antibiotic resistant bacteria kills hundreds of patients in UK hospitals every year, and greenbottle fly larvae have been shown to be the most effective way of treating infected wounds.
Some 400 trials using maggots have proved the bacteria-killing powers of the larvae of the common greenbottle fly.
Greenbottle commented: "Paid for by Newcastle Metro payers.