Vitamin K2 - MK7: Gnosis S.p.A. Studies on Powder Activity

Gnosis S,p.A., an advanced biotechnology company, has developed a dedicated program of research & development of its Vitamin K2 – MK7 by achieving important results on the solid form of Menaquinone-7 (Vitamin K2 – MK7).

Through its strong expertise on biotechnological processes, Gnosis is able to help and solve many of the challenges facing the industry in terms of consistent quality, sourcing GMP ingredients and achieving product development goals.

Gnosis S.p.A. has completed a series of clinical trials about the different forms of Vitamin K2 – MK7 (Vitamk7TM), and consequently has filed two Patents about the solid formulation and their application.

The above mentioned studies have been performed by The Institute of Biochemistry Polytechnic University of the Marche, under Prof. Gian Paolo Littarru supervision.

Gnosis S.p.A. is also pleased to announce the achievement on industrial scale of a Vitamin K2 – MK7 99.9% pure for Pharmaceutical application.

Vitamin K2 – MK7 99.9% pure is manufactured in Gnosis own cGMP Manufacturing Unit, located in S.Antonino (Bellinzona), Switzerland.

In connection with the results obtained and a new Patent that will be filed by Gnosis for the pure compound.
Strategic partnership and cooperation with some of the major Pharmaceutical Companies is now under development.

About Gnosis
Headquartered in Desio, Italy, near Milan, Gnosis S.p.A. is specialized in the manufacture and sale of raw materials and finished products produced through natural fermentation. With a solid commitment in biotechnological Research & Development, Gnosis is able to develop innovative active ingredients that can be made specific to the customer and market needs. Gnosis operates in two world-class facilities focused on R&D and manufacturing with a dedication in producing high-quality and proprietary products for its customers.

About Prof. Littarru
Medical Degree in 1967 at the Catholic University Medical School in Rome.
Biochemical training at the Institute of Biochemistry, Catholic University, Rome from 1967 to1969.
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Biomedical Research, University of Texas at Austin, USA directed by Karl Folkers, from 1969 to 1972. During this 3 year period he co-operated with the Saint Luke Hospital in Houston and the South Western Medical School in Dallas, where he spent 6 months.
Research Associate at the Institute of Biochemistry, Catholic University Medical School in Rome, from 1972 to 1983.
President of the Coenzyme Q10 Association.
Full Professor of Biochemistry at Ancona University Medical School (Polytechnic University of the Marche) from 1986 up to the present day.

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