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Elysium Basis human trial results published in Nature

Nature just published the results of the Elysium NR+pterostilbine study of 120 healthy 60 to 80 year olds with BMIs under 30. 1) 250 mg of NR and 50 mg of pterostilbine raised NAD+ levels by 40% for eight weeks … Continue reading

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ChromaDex says U of Colorado’s NR study to be published “soon”

ChromaDex announced yesterday at an earnings report call that the long awaited University of Colorado human study of NR will be published very “soon.” We don’t know if “soon” means sometime before the Tokyo Summer Olympics or within a few … Continue reading

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ChromaDex sues Elysium for $200 million

I read a couple of days ago that ChromaDex has recently sued Elysium for $200 million dollars as Dave reminded in the comments section. I didn’t intend to post much on the lawsuits until more seemed clearer, possibly from early … Continue reading

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ChromaDex’s NR trials and Elysium to start six new trials of Basis

For anyone interested in the continuing NR (nicotinamide riboside = version of vitamin B3) saga: Researchers from the University of Colorado along with ChromaDex, the erstwhile monopoly supplier of NR, now shifting to a retailer of NR, held a conference … Continue reading

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ChromaDex adds top Alzheimer’s Disease researcer to its science advisory board

Today’s NR news, mentioned by Dave in the comments: ChromaDex added Rudolph Tanzi, the Vice-Chair of Neurology and Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital and a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School. He … Continue reading

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NR supplier Chromadex Joins with Scripps on Breast Cancer Treatment:

Dave in comments pointed to this, which has been discussed in terms of the science but now the business partnership is official: “Felding’s patented discoveries [at Scripps] include the enhancement of NAD+ metabolism through treatment with NAD+ precursors to potentiate … Continue reading

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ChromaDex goes retail; loses (first round!) in court case with Elysium

ChromaDex announced at its recent shareholders meeting that they are in the process of marketing NR/Niagen on their own and are cutting off sales of NR (Nicotinamide Riboside) to vendors like Elysium as well as the 40 or so others … Continue reading

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