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Natural product from sea soon to treat thyroid disorders

Press Trust of India  |  Kochi 

A from the sea will be launched soon to treat disorders, a Central government institute said here today.

Kochi-based (CMFRI) said the developed by the Institute for dysfunction, is in the final stage of clinical trial.

"The product will be commercialised soon after the successful completion of the clinical experiment", Dr A Gopalakrishnan, of the CMFRI said.

In addition, CMFRI would develop more such natural products, including cosmeceuticals from marine organisms, he said while speaking at the valedictory of the three-week long held by CMFRI to train young researchers in extracting medicines from the marine organisms.

"The CMFRI will seek the possibilities of interaction with the industry to commercialise the developed from the laboratories of the Institute", Gopalakrishnan said.

CMFRI has already developed for diabetes, and cholesterol from marine organisms such as seaweeds and green mussel.

Gopalakrishnan said high-value bio active metabolites from marine organisms are attracting attention because of growing demand for new compounds of 'marine natural' origin, having in the

"The functional foods, enriched with natural ingredients have been proved providing beneficial action for human health", he said.

The claimed CMFRI is the pioneering marine research institute in to work in the frontier area of bio active molecule discovery from marine organisms as promising therapeutic agents against various

"The four developed by CMFRI in the past has a huge demand in the health care market", Gopalakrishnan said.

The 21-day long was conducted by the Marine Division of CMFRI to train 23 scientists and teachers in the area from across the country on recent advances in bio active compounds, from marine organisms and developing high-for better

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 16:15 IST