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LycoRed gets new patent

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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LycoRed, Ltd., Israel receives patent protection from the United States Office of Patents and Trademarks for an invention based on phytoene and phytofluene, carotenoids found in natural tomato extract, that effectively inhibits the progression of atherosclerosis, a degenerative disease affecting arterial health, the firm announces Sept. 2. LycoRed asserts the research supporting the patent shows the carotenoids, alone, together and in combination with other tomato carotenoids, inhibits the deposition of place from oxidized LDL cholesterol, the main cause of atherosclerosis





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