Navigation Links
OXIS International, Inc. Announces Publication of Positive Results of Ergothioneine Safety Study in the Journal 'TOXICOLOGY'
Date:8/19/2010

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OXIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS, Paris: OXI) is proud to announce that an Oxis sponsored safety study of ergothioneine was published online on July 30, 2010 by the prestigious peer reviewed journal, TOXICOLOGY.  The study, utilizing the well known "Ames Test" was conducted by researchers from the American Institute of Biomedical Research (Puyallup, WA) and Toxi-Coop Zrt. (Budapest, Hungary) and clearly demonstrated the absence of any mutagenic effect associated with ergothioneine in the study model. The study will be in print shortly in a special nutraceutical issue of TOXICOLOGY.

In a letter to Dr. Alexander Schauss, lead researcher on the study, Dr. Kendall B. Wallace, PhD,  Managing Editor of TOXICOLOGY, stated, "Your accepted paper is considered to be a significant contribution to the field of toxicology and we appreciate the opportunity to publish it in this journal."

"This study represents the continuing commitment by Oxis to further solidifying the already extensive foundation of safety and efficacy studies supporting the unique nutraceutical compound, ergothioneine," stated Bernie Landes, President of Oxis. "This is an important milestone in our plans to introduce a wide range of proprietary and uniquely beneficial ergothioneine based products, including dietary supplements, functional foods and beverages and personal care products," Landes added.

About OXIS International, Inc.

OXIS International, Inc. develops technologies and products to provide superior solutions to health challenges associated with oxidative stress/inflammation associated with damage from free radical and reactive oxygen species (ROS). The company holds the rights to several therapeutic classes of compounds in the area of oxidative stress, and has focused commercialization programs that include SOD (superoxide dismutase), MPO (myeloperoxidase), GPx (glutathione peroxidase), as well as a highly potent antioxidant, Ergothioneine, that may be sold over-the-counter (OTC) as a dietary supplement.

Forward-Looking Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve numerous risks and uncertainties. Actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements as a result of certain factors, including those set forth in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

www.oxis.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE OXIS International, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Arno Therapeutics, Inc. Completes $18 Million Financing and Reverse Merger with Laurier International, Inc.
2. Medizone International, Inc. (MZEI.PK): Trials of the AsepticSure Hospital Sterilization System Have Begun
3. Chindex International, Inc. to Report Second Quarter Fiscal 2010 Financial Results
4. Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results
5. Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces Filing of Patent Infringement Lawsuit
6. DATATRAK International, Inc. Announces Year-End Backlog
7. New Database from ANSI, AAMI, ASTM International, and DIN Provides Centralized Source of Information for Medical Device Professionals
8. DAVISCO Foods International, Inc. and MEGGLE Group Announce a Joint Venture for the Production of Pharmaceutical Lactose.
9. Lexington International, LLC Receives 2009 U.S. Presidents E Award Recognizing its Export Achievements
10. International, Well-Known Scientific Experts Say That New GFT505 Data Unlikely to Have the Potential to Affect the Established Role of Generic Fenofibrate and Bezafibrate in Managing Atherogenic Dyslipidemia
11. International Growth Continues: Rhythmlink International, LLC Receives CE Marking & ISO 13485 Certification
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/27/2017)... , March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - INVICTUS MD STRATEGIES ... FRA: 8IS) Invictus MD is pleased to announce it ... for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange.  ... follows a year of significant achievements for Invictus-MD. Some ... test crops at AB Laboratories Inc. ("AB Labs"), a ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... -- The global clinical chemistry analyzers ... 2025, according to a new study by Grand View ... anticipated to be responsible for the high urgency to ... for growth during the forecast period. In addition, growing ... susceptible to chronic diseases, is presumed to impel the ...
(Date:3/27/2017)...  Twist Bioscience, a company accelerating science and innovation ... raised an additional $33 million. To date, Twist Bioscience ... "It is an exciting time to be leading ... to deliver industry-leading gene volume to our customers, enabling ... Leproust, Ph.D., CEO of Twist Bioscience. "We welcome the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:3/27/2017)... WI (PRWEB) , ... March 27, 2017 , ... ... new patients for custom smile makeovers without requiring a referral. Trimble ... orthodontics, gum disease treatment, cosmetic dentistry and dental implants. Whether patients have discolored, ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... ... 2017 , ... This is the second major release since ... 2014. It is the culmination of collaborative efforts by members of the OSEHRA ... Member Zato Health co-funded the ONC certification and provided key technical support throughout ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... MA (PRWEB) , ... March 27, 2017 , ... ... Group, the organization behind the New England Journal of Medicine and NEJM Journal ... NEJM Knowledge+ Pediatrics Board Review was created by a panel of pediatricians from ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... ... March 27, 2017 , ... Osteitis pubis may ... of groin injury, it occurs when the muscles around the pelvis become inflamed. ... around the lower torso, as well as accompanying tenderness and weakness. Without proper ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) , ... March 27, 2017 ... ... pleased to announce that for a second year in a row; they are ... leading healthcare designers in the industry voted on the award at Design Connections ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):