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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

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  • 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).

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  • "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."

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  • "The 1994 Dietary Supplements Health and Education Act created a clear pathway to market for substances like homotaurine," he said.

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