AYANA BIO AWARDED NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH GRANT TO HARNESS NEUROPROTECTIVE BENEFITS FROM PLANT CELL-CULTIVATED SAFFRON

Ayana Bio, the plant cell technology company dedicated to creating sustainable bioactives for consumer products, has received a grant from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support Ayana Bio’s research into the production of saffron’s neuroprotective bioactives through plant cell cultivation.

AYANA BIO LAUNCHES FIRST PLANT CELL-DERIVED HEALTH AND WELLNESS INGREDIENTS

Ayana Bio, the plant cell technology company making sustainable bioactives for consumer products, today announced the first-ever launch of plant cell-cultivated lemon balm and echinacea health and wellness ingredients, starting with the U.S. market. These products have the bioactive composition of conventionally-grown botanicals and can directly replace lemon balm and echinacea in dietary supplement formulations for sleep, mood and immune support.

AYANA BIO LAUNCH PRESS RELEASE

Ginkgo Bioworks (“Ginkgo”), which is building the leading horizontal platform for cell programming, today announced the launch of Ayana Bio to enable a healthier future by harnessing bioactive compounds for use as complementary medicine to support human health and wellness.