Posts tagged with ‘marine ingredient’

  • Copalis launches Protein M+, a marine polysaccharide and collagen nutricosmetic ingredient

    Copalis® launches Protein M+, an anti-aging nutricosmetic ingredient. Protein M+ is an all-natural marine polysaccharide and collagen complex. It combines the same proteins and polysaccharides as those found in skin for a synergic action. Collagen fibers give the dermis tensile strength, and polysaccharides prevent moisture loss. Protein M+’s extraction process makes it soluble in aqueous phase and fully digestible. Its […]
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  • Superba Krill Oil Deemed Safe for Foods

    Aker BioMarine Antarctic announces today that Superba™ Krill Oil has been determined to be safe for use as a human food ingredient by an independent panel of recognized experts. The panel conducted a critical review of extensive safety, toxicology and clinical research data obtained from animal and human testing, based on scientific procedures and safety assessment criteria established by the […]
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  • Phase I and II open-label study of seaweed extract shows potential as an immune modulator

    Background: Isolated fucoidans from brown marine algae have been shown to have a range of anti-inflammatory effects. Purpose: This present study tested a Maritech® extract formulation, containing a blend of extracts from three different species of brown algae, plus nutrients in an open label combined phase I and II pilot scale study to determine both acute safety and efficacy in […]
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  • Astaxanthin shows potential for brain health: Human study

    Daily supplements of astaxanthin – the pigment that gives salmon its pink color – may reduce the abnormal accumulation of compounds associated with dementia, says a new study from Japan. Twelve weeks of supplementation with astaxanthin were associated with significant reductions in levels of compounds called phospholipid hydroperoxides (PLOOH), known to accumulate abnormally in the red blood cells (erythrocytes) of […]
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  • EVENT – UC San Diego: Pharmaceuticals from the Sea — using marine microorganisms in unimaginable ways

    Pharmaceuticals from the Sea: Using marine microorganisms in unimaginable ways Presented by: Dr. William Gerwick Professor, Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine Scripps Institution of Oceanography & Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences UC San Diego Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2010 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Location: AMN Healthcare 12400 High Bluff Drive # 100 San Diego, CA 92130 […]
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  • Nordic Naturals introduces Daily Omega line of fish oil supplements

    Nordic Naturals introduces Daily Omega™, a line of three products that offers a simple solution for consumers concerned about what type of product to take on a regular basis to address their need for omega-3 essential fatty acids. According to Corinna Bellizzi, Retail Division Sales Manager, “Consumers have a large variety of products to choose from when it comes to […]
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  • Novel Chitin and Chitosan Materials in Wound Dressing Report Now Available

    R. Jayakumar, M. Prabaharan, P. T. Sudheesh Kumar, S. V. Nair, T. Furuike and H. Tamura (2011). Novel Chitin and Chitosan Materials in Wound Dressing, Biomedical Engineering, Trends in Materials Science, Anthony N. Laskovski (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-513-6, InTech, Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/novel-chitin-and-chitosan-materials-in-wound-dressing More info
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  • EHSI Signs Option Agreement with Stem Cell Tech Developers OceanBASIS

    Emerging Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (PinkSheets:EHSI.pk) announced recently that it has entered into an option agreement with OceanBASIS, a German company specializing in stem-cell and marine-collagen technologies and products. During the 60-day option period, EHSI will conduct a due-diligence review of OceanBASIS and its prospects in order to negotiate a potential profit-sharing agreement. OceanBASIS is a biotech firm dedicated to developing […]
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  • Fuji announces strategic realignment of astaxanthin production

    Fuji Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. has announced the strategic realignment of its natural astaxanthin production by shifting the commercial cultivation of Haematococcus pluvialis from its Hawaiian facility to its Swedish facility.  The driving force behind this decision was the opportunity Fuji could provide to the market through better product uniformity, operational efficiency and ease of expansion. Although both facilities operated […]
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  • BioAstin Natural Astaxanthin obtains GRAS status for efficacious levels

    BioAstin Natural Astaxanthin has been self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe for use in all food, beverage and supplement applications) at 1.5 mg per serving by a panel of experts assembled by GRAS Associates, LLC. A 1.5 mg dose is an efficacious level for antioxidant applications. One other Astaxanthin supplier recently obtained GRAS status at a level of 0.1 mg per […]
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