TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Teewinot Life Sciences Corporation (Teewinot), a global leader in the use of biosynthetic processes for the production of kilogram quantities of pharmaceutical grade cannabinoids, announced today that its Irish subsidiary, Full Spectrum Laboratories, Ltd. (FSL), was granted a U.S. patent, U.S. Patent No. 9,512,391 (the '391 patent), covering an apparatus for biosynthetic production of the cannabinoids THCA, CBDA and CBCA. The '391 patent claims an apparatus for a biosynthetic production of cannabinoids THCA, CBDA and CBCA using THCA synthase and CBDA synthase. The apparatus is designed to manufacture kilogram quantities of pharmaceutically pure cannabinoids having the same chemical structure as the cannabinoids extracted from the Cannabis plant.
Teewinot's Executive Vice President and co-inventor of the '391 patent, Dr. Richard Peet, stated that "Teewinot's revolutionary and proprietary technology makes possible the production of a diverse range of cannabinoids in large quantities. For example, Teewinot is the first company to be able to manufacture kilogram quantities of pharmaceutically pure CBCA. Teewinot's Irish subsidiary, FSL, owns a rapidly expanding patent portfolio covering processes for manufacture of cannabinoids, cannabinoid prodrugs, and cannabinoid analogs, as well as novel cannabinoid prodrugs and cannabinoid analogs and treatment therapies."