Company Will Sponsor "Rearrangement and Domino Reactions in Carbohydrate Chemistry" Symposium Organized by Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry
MANCHESTER, NH -- (Marketwired) -- 07/30/14 -- Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: BTHE), a developer of complex carbohydrate therapeutics to treat diabetes, is sponsoring a symposium to be held at the American Chemical Society's Fall National Meeting in San Francisco on Monday, August 11.
The symposium, titled "Rearrangement and Domino Reactions in Carbohydrate Chemistry," is being organized by the American Chemical Society's Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry. The symposium will highlight recent developments that make the employment of a novel methodology for connecting molecules, via domino-rearrangement reactions, exceptionally successful and important in studies related to the discipline of glyco-science.
Zbigniew J. Witczak, Ph.D., co-organizer of the Symposium and Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Wilkes University, said, "The research Boston Therapeutics is conducting in the area of carbohydrate chemistry is indicative of the important role of this subject in medical research today. We are looking forward to sharing these insights with our peers."
David Platt, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Boston Therapeutics, said, "Our success to date in harnessing carbohydrate chemistry in drug development reflects the relevance of this branch of science. We are enthusiastic about fostering further innovation in the field and believe symposia like this one are positive ways to communicate new results."
About Boston Therapeutics, Inc.
Boston Therapeutics, headquartered in Manchester, NH, (OTCQB: BTHE) is an innovator in designing compounds using complex carbohydrate chemistry. The company's product pipeline is focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic molecules that address diabetes and inflammatory diseases, including: BTI-320, a new generation of Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitor, is a non-systemic chewable therapeutic compound designed to reduce post-meal glucose elevation. The Company is currently enrolling patients in a Phase IIb clinical study with BTI-320 in patients with type 2 diabetes. IPOXYN is an injectable anti-necrosis drug designed initially to treat lower limb ischemia associated with diabetes and is pre-clinical. The company produces and sells SUGARDOWN®, a non-systemic complex carbohydrate-based dietary food supplement designed to support healthy blood glucose. More information is available at www.bostonti.com.
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