Posts tagged with ‘marine polysaccharide’

  • 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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  • Possibly the first world patent on abalone polysaccharide

    This information was originally posted in the Aquapreneur Forum by our colleagues in China. Abstract: An extraction method of abalone polysaccharide characterized in that abalone meat (including organs) is obtained.  There is provided a technical basis for further research due to continuous intensive research on pharmaceutic use of abalone polysaccharide. Details  http://www.wipo.int/pctdb/en/wo.jsp?wo=2007041951
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  • Starfish and Sea Worms to Help Develop Stem Cell Research

    Marine biotechnology company GlycoMar Ltd has been awarded a £70,000 grant from the Scottish Government’s SMART: SCOTLAND programme to develop new products for growing human stem cells. The process involves the Oban-based company using blood withdrawn from marine invertebrates, including worms and starfish. The products prepared from this blood will then be tested in stem cell culture systems supplied by […]
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  • Scottish Marine Biotech Firm and China Firm Link Up

    Oban-based GlycoMar and Glasgow-based Scottish Biomedical have signed agreements with Chinese pharmaceutical giant Asiapharm to test and potentially license two of their lead products. The GlycoMar products have potential for the treatment of cardiovascular disease, while the Scottish Biomedical drugs could treat debilitating psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. Scotland’s life sciences industry is one of the most vibrant in Europe […]
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