Special Sustamine™ VendorWorks Seminar at SupplySide West

November 3, 2009

New York, NY – A special VendorWorks seminar at SupplySide West, Efficacy of SustamineTM L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine Ingestion During Hydration Stress Under Intense Exercise with Jay Hoffman, Ph.D, department chair and professor, College of New Jersey and clinical study investigator for Kyowa Hakko USA will be sponsored by Kyowa, the distributors of Sustamine™.

The Sustamine™ seminar takes place Thursday, November 12 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. in room 10068 on the SupplySide trade show floor.

Sustamine™ L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine, which is classified as GRAS (generally recognized as safe), is considered a "high-tech" amino acid dipeptide that promotes muscle rehydration, recovery and can be used as a source for energy refueling. Produced by a novel and cost effective patented fermentation technology, Sustamine™ L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine is available in powder form and is water-soluble into a clear solution. It is also odorless and tasteless. The stability of Sustamine™ L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine enables it to be formulated into a variety of food and beverage and healthcare applications. A recently completed clinical study on sports performance will also be discussed during the presentation.

Sustamine™ has been widely recognized in the supplement and food marketplaces. Most recently, Code Blue, a new energy beverage was introduced throughout the East using Sustamine™ in its formulation.

Kyowa Hakko is an international health ingredients manufacturer and world leader in the development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and food products. Kyowa is the maker of branded ingredients, Cognizin® Citicoline, Hydrafend™ Hyaluronic Acid, Lumistor® L-Hydroxyproline, Setria® Glutathione, Kyowa CoQ10™ and Sustamine™ L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine.

Kyowa offers manufacturers and formulators one of the industry's most extensive lines of over 50 amino acids and related compounds, including D-Amino acids and branch-chain amino acids, as well as nucleic acids, bio-products and fine chemicals.

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