COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK) announced today that it will be presenting at the 2010 Citi Small / Mid Cap Conference being held on November 16-17, 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. Steve Dubin, Chief Executive Officer is scheduled to present on Tuesday, November 16 at 10:15 a.m. Pacific Time (1:15 p.m. Eastern Time). A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed at: http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/citigroup/smidcap2010/42104135.cfm
Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK) is a leader in the innovation, development, production and sales of high-value products from microbial sources that promote health and wellness through nutrition. The company's technology platform consists of its core expertise, broad experience and proprietary technology in areas such as microbial biology, algal genomics, fermentation and oil processing. This technology platform has resulted in Martek's development of a number of products including the company's flagship product, life'sDHA(TM), a sustainable and vegetarian source of algal DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) important for brain, heart and eye health throughout life for use in infant formula, pregnancy and nursing products, foods and beverages and dietary supplements. The company also produces life'sARA(TM) (arachidonic acid), an omega-6 fatty acid, for use in infant formula and growing-up milks. Martek's subsidiary, Amerifit Brands, develops, markets and distributes branded consumer health and wellness products and holds leading brand positions in all of its key product categories. Amerifit products are sold in most major mass, club, drug, grocery and specialty stores and include: Culturelle(R), a leading probiotic supplement; AZO, the leading OTC brand addressing symptom relief, detection and prevention of urinary tract infections; and ESTROVEN(R), the leading all-natural nutritional supplement brand addressing the symptoms of menopause. Martek currently has a number of nutritional health and wellness products under development that it plans to commercialize and distribute through Amerifit's distribution channels.
Martek's technology platform has also made it a sought-after partner on a range of groundbreaking projects in process, including the development of microbially-derived biofuels and the development of DHA-containing oilseeds. For more information on Martek Biosciences, visit http://www.martek.com/. For a complete list of life'sDHA and life'sARA products, visit http://www.lifesdha.com/. For more information about Amerifit Brands, visit www.amerifit.com.
Sections of this release contain forward-looking statements. These statements are based upon numerous assumptions which Martek cannot control and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ. These statements should be understood in light of the risk factors set forth in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, the company's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2009 and other filed reports on Form 10-K, Form 10-K/A, Form 10-Q and Form 8-K.Contact:Kyle StultsInvestor Relations(410) firstname.lastname@example.org
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