- Ability to cross blood brain barrier – now confirmed – is significant for possible treatment of central nervous system diseases
- LXRP may also be able to deliver micro nicotine doses, as per developing FDA policies
- LXRP completes formation of wholly owned subsidiary, Lexaria Nicotine Corp., to better commercialize opportunities
- The company is a technology disrupter and has applied for new U.S. patent on its delivery process; it plans to out-license and develop future products
Lexaria Bioscience Corp.’s (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) patented DehydraTECH™ drug delivery platform has been confirmed in analysis of a second generation lab study on 40 rats to transport 195 percent more nicotine, reaching peak levels at a four times faster rate to brain tissue than controls (http://nnw.fm/6vu3X). Originally, the tests were focused on developing products for nicotine delivery or smoking alternatives (http://nnw.fm/z3Dy1). Now, it appears that the technology could also potentially apply to treatment of nervous system diseases, such as Alzheimer’s.
The blood brain barrier is formed by microvascular endothelial cells, which form a layer or lining inside blood vessels and exist to block circulating toxins or…
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