The jellyfish protein is very similar to the calcium binding proteins found in the human nervous system which become depleted in age-related diseases like Alzheimer's. Data demonstrating the neuroprotective ability of this protein was first presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in 2006.
"Having strong science is the key to helping people that are interested in natural and alternative health products," added Mike Beaman, co-founder of Quincy Bioscience. "It is exciting that we can help the memory of others with Prevagen. There are many people that will benefit as the result of this important research."
Quincy Bioscience will be exhibiting during the Natural Products ExpoEast at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center October 16th-18th. Representatives will be on hand in booth # 439 with literature and information detailing the research.
Quincy Bioscience (http://www.quincybioscience.com) is a biotechnology company based in Madison, Wisconsin. Quincy Bioscience is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel compounds to fight the aging process. The company's products focus on restoring calcium balance related to neurodegenerative disorders and other destructive age-related mechanisms. Quincy Bioscience is developing health applications of the jellyfish protein apoaequorin for dietary supplement and pharmaceutical products. The company's first product, Prevagen (http://www.prevagen.com), was launched in the fall of 2007 and is intended to supplement the loss of critical calcium-binding proteins depleted in the normal course of healthy aging.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is
not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseas
|SOURCE Quincy Bioscience|
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