ChromaDex® to Distribute IsoLife Stable Isotope Labeled Phytochemicals and Plant Products
Materials to be Used in Life Science Research
IRVINE, Calif. and WAGENINGEN, Netherlands, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex® Corporation (OTCQB: CDXC) ("ChromaDex") an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary, science-based solutions and ingredients to the dietary supplement, food & beverage, animal health, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, announced today it has signed a distribution agreement with IsoLife bv, which provides stable isotope labeled phytochemicals and plant products. These 13C- and 15N-labeled phytochemicals and plant products are used as tracers and internal standards for food & beverage, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical and environmental sciences research.
"The IsoLife agreement will add to ChromaDex's comprehensive and growing catalog, which contains more than 3,000 phytochemicals and 500 botanical reference materials," said Frank Jaksch, CEO and co-founder of ChromaDex. "By adding the IsoLife stable isotope materials to our portfolio, we continue our commitment to providing access to key materials to the research community, helping to facilitate important research for the Life Science industry."
Ton Gorissen and Ries de Visser, directors and founders of IsoLife, note the co-operation with ChromaDex is a natural extension of IsoLife's activities. "By using the excellent sales force of ChromaDex, we will be much better able to serve Life Science research needs in the overseas markets. The non-labeled and stable isotope-labeled products of both companies perfectly match and complement each other."
ChromaDex, Inc. is an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary, science-based solutions and ingredients to the dietary supplement, food & beverage, animal health, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. ChromaDex's pipeline of proprietary products includes patented pTeroPure® pterostilbene, which was named the 2010 North American Most Promising Ingredient of the Year by the independent research company Frost & Sullivan. The company has also launched ProC3G™, a natural black rice extract containing 40% cyanidin-3-glucoside; NutraGAC™, a Gac fruit powder rich in lycopene and beta-carotene; and pteroberry™, an organic blend of pterostilbene, cranberry and blueberry. ChromaDex is also in the process of developing Nicotinamide Riboside, a novel next-generation B-vitamin. All products are backed with extensive scientific research and intellectual property.
IsoLife bv was established in 2005 as a spin-off company of Wageningen University & Research Center, The Netherlands. IsoLife develops, produces and sells uniformly stable isotope labeled (> 97 atom %) plant parts and their phytochemicals. Their stable isotope labeling facilities consist of fully computer controlled closed-system labeling chambers which are unique worldwide. IsoLife's products are used as tracers and internal standards in research and diagnostics in the Life Sciences by private companies and public research organizations worldwide. They are non-radioactive and allow non-invasive techniques that are completely safe and consumer, patient and environment-friendly. IsoLife has been identified by FEM Business Tech 25 as one of 25 young, innovative companies who 'shake the market with brilliant ideas.'
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ChromaDex Investor Contact:
The Del Mar Consulting Group, Inc.
Robert B. Prag, President
Alex Partners, LLC
Scott Wilfong, President
Laura Carney, Executive Assistant
SOURCE ChromaDex, Inc.
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