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- n. A synthetic organic compound, analogous to taurine but with an extra carbon in its chain, potentially useful as an anticonvulsant and treatment for Alzheimer's disease.
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Testing of the amyloid hypothesis began a few years ago with two experimental anti-amyloid drugs, homotaurine and tarenflurbil.
Ovos withdrew its application for approval of homotaurine as an Investigational New Drug Application (NDI) in May, 2008, after a Phase III trial, that tested the ingredient in 1,052
The FDA has told Ovos Natural Health it needs more time to process the Canadian biotech firm's petition to have its brain health offering, homotaurine, accepted as a new dietary ingredient (NDI).
"We remain hopeful that our efforts to push through these bureaucratic barriers on a variety of levels will finally lead to FDA acknowledging that a well-researched, safe, beneficial substance like homotaurine belongs on the market."
"The 1994 Dietary Supplements Health and Education Act created a clear pathway to market for substances like homotaurine," he said.