PORT HUENEME, CA--(Marketwired - March 03, 2014) - Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. ("Stellar" or the "Company")
) (TSX VENTURE: KLH
) today announced the presentation of a poster at the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Marine Natural Products, being held March 2-7, 2014 in Ventura, California.
The poster titled "Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin (KLH): Protecting the Sole Marine Source of an Important Pharmaceutical Product" is authored by members of Stellar's management team, Catherine Brisson, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer, and Brandon Lincicum, Executive Director of Aquaculture and Facility Operations.
The presentation recaps the importance of the KLH protein to the pharmaceutical industry's development of new immunotherapies, and highlights the company's manufacturing accomplishments that are aimed at sustainably meeting future biopharma need for KLH.
"Stellar's achievements in aquaculture science and KLH production will allow us to supply growing customer demand while averting depletion of the marine source of the molecule," said Dr. Brisson. "We are showing that it is possible to deliver on both commercial and environmental fronts."
The focus of the GRC's Marine Natural Products meeting is to present cutting edge research on the chemistry and biology of natural products from the marine environment.
About Gordon Research Conferences (GRC)
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About Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc.
Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KLH) (OTCQB: SBOTF) is the world leader in sustainable manufacture of Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin (KLH), an important immune-stimulating protein used in wide-ranging therapeutic and diagnostic markets. KLH is both an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) in many new immunotherapies (targeting cancer, infectious diseases, and immune disorders) as well as a finished product for measuring immune status. Stellar Biotechnologies is unique in its proprietary methods, facilities, and KLH technology. We are committed to meeting the growing demand for commercial-scale supplies of GMP grade KLH, ensuring environmentally sound KLH production, and developing KLH-based active immunotherapies.
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