This is the fourth time that Senomyx has initiated development activities to support regulatory filings for new flavor ingredients discovered by the Company. Senomyx is currently conducting development activities for a new sucrose enhancer, S6973, which enables the reduction of up to 50% of the sugar present in product prototypes. In addition, both S2383, an enhancer of the high-intensity sweetener sucralose, and the Company's savory flavor ingredients have received Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) regulatory status, which allows commercialization in the U.S. and other countries.
"Senomyx has gained important experience managing several flavor ingredients through the development phase and successful regulatory reviews," Snyder noted. "We believe this expertise will be helpful as we conduct our development activities with the new bitter blockers."
Senomyx has an extensive intellectual property portfolio of proprietary taste receptor technologies, including patents related to bitter taste. Each individual has 25 different types of taste receptors that are associated with the perception of bitter taste (T2Rs). The Company has been granted patent claims that cover the use of amino acids and nucleic acid sequences that encode many T2R receptor subunits, as well as variants of these bitter receptors, for identifying new bitter taste modulators.
About Senomyx, Inc. (www.senomyx.com)
Senomyx is a leading company using proprietary taste receptor technologies to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients in the savory, sweet, salt, bitter, and cooling areas. Senomyx has entered into product discovery, development, and commercialization collaborations with seven of the world's foremost food, beverage, a
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