Sabinsa Corporation manufactures and markets phytonutrients, Ayurvedic herbal extracts and specialty fine chemicals for nutritional, pharmaceutical and food industries. Sabinsa has carved a niche for itself by its extensive research support for its customers and products, and the scientific credentials of its key technical staff. Founded in 1988 by Muhammed Majeed, Ph.D., Sabinsa is a company dedicated to the principles of tradition, innovation and research. Sabinsa's efforts have begun to earn the company vast recognition, in addition to growing sales.
The US Patent Office has awarded Sabinsa Corporation a patent (US 8193156) for the preparatory route for dipeptides incorporating selenoamino acids.
The patent is titled "Dipeptides incorporating selenoamino acids with enhanced bioavailability--synthesis, pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical applications thereof," is specific to the preparatory route for L-Selenomethionine peptide having not only excellent vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and anti-5-alpha reductase activity, which are important properties for maintaining perfect homeostasis for "hair care", but also increased water solubility and bioavailability, enhancing their benefits in hair care industry.
Dr. Anurag Pande, Sabinsa's Vice President, Scientific Affairs, said "this discovery by the Sabinsa research team creates a lot of opportunity given the product's capabilities to prevent and reduce hair loss, maintaining perfect homeostasis for hair care."
This patent represents the 72nd in Sabinsa Corporation’s global patent portfolio.
About Sabinsa Corporation:
Sabinsa's mission is to provide alternative and complementary natural products for human nutrition and well-being. Over the past 20 years, Sabinsa has brought to market more than 100 standardized botanical extracts and privately funded several clinical studies in conjunction with prestigious institutions in support of these products. With more than 100 full time scientists conducting ongoing research in India and the United States, Sabinsa continues to develop and patent phytonutrients for the world market. All products intended for human consumption are certified Kosher and Halal. Visit www.sabinsa.com and www.sabinsacosmetics.com