IRVINE, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChromaDex Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CDXC), a natural products chemistry company which provides novel and innovative ingredients to the dietary supplement, food, beverage and cosmetic markets, announced today the launch of pTeroPure™ pterostilbene(tero-STILL-bean). This exciting new product introduction is based on the grant of an exclusive worldwide license to all patent rights of pterostilbene from the University of Mississippi and the Agricultural Research Service, which is the principle intramural scientific agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The term of the license is up to and including the expiration of various pterostilbene patents held by the licensors.
As a result of the licensing agreement, ChromaDex plans to immediately pursue clinical studies and commercialization of its new product, pTeroPure™ pterostilbene (http://www.pteropure.com/).
Commenting on the announcement, ChromaDex CEO, Frank Jaksch, stated, "pTeroPure Pterostilbene has the potential to be one of the most significant, new ingredients the dietary supplement industry has seen in a long time. Most people may not yet know of pterostilbene, but we, and others, believe this naturally occurring compound's improved activity and potency may soon make it as well known as its highly-successful, well known relative, resveratrol."
Pterostilbene is chemically related to resveratrol, a compound that can be found in grapes, blueberries, and other small fruits, as
|SOURCE ChromaDex Corp.|
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