Unigen Pharmaceuticals Enters Partnership for Natural Equine Health Product

Broomfield, CO – June 16, 2004 – Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leading research and development facility and supplier of proprietary, biologically active plant-derived ingredients to the natural products and pharmaceutical industries, has announced its first ever partnership for a health product designed to support animal wellness.

Nutri-Science Ltd., a product development manufacturer of health products for animals, has licensed a novel, patented ingredient from Unigen for a new product in its equine products line designed to assist the performance of horses prior to and after competition by supporting joint health and mobility. Nutri-Science is based in Waterford, Ireland.

“It has always been Unigen’s goal to develop proprietary, natural health products for a variety of industries, and so we are quite excited that our joint health ingredient has found a new niche in the animal arena,” said Regan Miles, Unigen’s Vice President, Sales & Marketing.

According to Clare Hughes, President of Nutri-Science, “Our company has prided itself in developing unique product formulations to support natural health in a variety of animal categories. We are most enthusiastic about launching a product that will support the health and wellness of horses involved in performance sports.”

The finished product is currently available exclusively in Denmark, Poland, Norway, Germany, the U.K. and Ireland, and non-exclusively in other European countries as well.

Further information on Nutri-Science can be found at www.nutri-science.net.

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About Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Unigen is a leading natural products research and development company and proprietary ingredients supplier. The company is dedicated to the discovery of botanically derived therapeutic compounds that address consumer health needs and help improve the quality of human life. Its research and discovery process includes extensive work at both the human cell and gene level. Unigen (www.unigenpharma.com), and sister company Aloecorp, are subsidiaries of Univera, Inc. Unigen and Aloecorp each focus on identifying and studying the unique ingredients of medicinal botanicals (Aloecorp’s focus is on Aloe vera) and then formulating proprietary raw materials for use in cosmeceutical, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical products.

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