NOSTER is our strategic brand

The ‘NOSTER’ brand. The NOSTER brand underscores the desire of all the staff at Nitto Pharma—an innovative biopharmaceutical company based in Kyoto, Japan—to contribute to the treatment of people suffering from diseases. Nitto Pharma has continued to conduct research and development of microorganisms since 1947 in cooperation with many kinds of universities and research institutes based on

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Clinical application of postbiotics in the treatment of Helicobacter infections

Liquid HYA HYA-fatty acid combats bacterial gastric diseases in mouse model experiments The human digestive system is host to many kinds of bacteria: some friendly, probiotics types, and other kinds that are harmful. Identifying metabolic processes that can differentiate between these two types of bacteria is important to develop treatments for diseases caused by unfriendly

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Advances in postbiotics research for healthcare

Graph showing changes in blood glucose level in all subjects after ingestion. Clinical trials with fatty acid (HYA) derived from probiotic bacteria show potential health benefits in treating metabolic disorders Metabolic syndrome is a set of conditions including obesity and hypertension that could potentially lead to heart disease and diabetes. Reported cases of metabolic syndrome

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Nitto Pharma participates at The American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) meeting, 6-9 May 2018, Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Nitto Pharma representative presenting the company’s research at AOCS. Nitto Pharma participates at The American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) meeting, 6-9 May 2018, Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. In a presentation entitled, ‘Effect of the Intake of a Gut Microbial Linoleic Acid Metabolite, 10-hydroxy-cis-12octadecenoic Acid (HYA), on Postprandial Hyperglycemia’, Nitto researchers describe the results

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Yasunori Yonejima / Research Scientist, Nitto Pharma

Yasunori Yonejima Research Scientist, Nitto Pharma Yasunori Yonejima and colleagues are conducting research on useful microorganisms such as lactic acid bacteria. “We have already commercialized four species of lactic acid bacteria, bacillus natto, butyric acid bacteria and bifidobacteria as probiotics,” says Yonejima. “We are still searching for new active bacteria as a life work.” In

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