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CMFRI to launch nutraceutical product to treat thyroid disorder

IANS  |  Kochi 

After having developed products to treat diabetes, arthritis, and from marine organisms such as seaweeds and green mussel, the (CMFRI) is all set to launch a from the sea to tackle disorder.

Speaking at a function held at the Institute here Wednesday, A. Gopalakrishnan, of CMFRI, said the marine product 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," he said. He added that they would develop more such natural products, including, cosmeceuticals from the marine organisms, and seek the possibilities of interaction with the industry to commercialise the developed from the laboratories of the Institute.

"High-value bioactive metabolites from marine organisms are attracting attention because of the growing demand for new compounds of 'marine natural' origin, having in The functional foods, enriched with natural ingredients have been proved to provide beneficial action for human health," said Gopalakrishnan.

"CMFRI is the pioneering marine research institute in to work in the frontier area of bioactive molecule discovery from marine organisms as promising therapeutic agents against various The four products developed by the CMFRI in past has a huge demand in the healthcare market," said Gopalakrishnan.



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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 17:12 IST