French biotech firm Alderys has bought Eviagenics’ micro-organism based flavonoid production platform for an undisclosed sum. The deal will allow Alderys to commercialise the technology and Eviagenics to focus on its seaweed extracts venture.
Doctors investigating a Swedish woman’s brain haemorrhage have pointed the finger at the pre-workout food supplement Jacked Power – warning that the event could have been triggered by ingredients chemically similar to amphetamine.
Chocolate, berries, and tea could be naturally modifying your mood, according to new research that reveals certain compounds found in foods bear ‘striking’ similarity to chemicals used in mood stabilising drugs.
An innovative new technology platform could provide manufacturers and food formulators with greater control and speed when producing encapsulated ingredients such as flavours and bioactive ingredients, say its developers.
Scientists meeting next month to try to reach a consensus on
antioxidant measurements could develop more reliable methods for
comparing the numerous natural ingredients marketed for their
Canadian life science company, Fytokem Products Inc., a developer
of therapeutic plant extracts and bioactive molecules, announced
that it has signed a product development and licensing agreement
with Lonza Inc., the US subsidiary...
Green tea's ability to fight cancer is even more potent and varied
than scientists suspected, say researchers who have discovered that
chemicals in green tea shut down one of the key molecules targeted
by tobacco to cause cancer.
Lonza, the Swiss fine chemicals company, has reported a 5.2 per
cent rise in net profits for the first half of the year to SFr161
million (€109m) after good performances from all its main operating
German chemicals company Degussa has sold its Frankfurt/Main-based
biopharmaceutical company Zentaris to Canadian firm AEterna
Laboratories for approximately €50 million, the company said last
week. The move marks the much-talked...