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Anti-Obesity-Related Services

Help your customers maintain a healthy weight with an evidence-based product portfolio.

The market is full of products claiming weight loss benefits. Relying on previous studies and data is not always available or efficient. Our technology offers a quick and affordable solution to collect preclinical data about your product's benefits.

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The Obesity Epidemic Needs New Approaches

In only 20 years US adult obesity prevalence increased from30.5% to 42.4%. During the same time, the prevalence of severe obesity increased from 4.7% to 9.2%.

 

https://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/adult.html

Scientific Publications

 Caenorhabditis elegans as a model for obesity research

NemaLife chip: a micropillar-based microfluidic culture device optimized for aging studies in crawling C. elegans

NemaFlex: a microfluidics-based technology for standardized measurement of muscular strength of C. elegans

FAQ

Why would I want to invest in testing for efficacy of my product?

ANSWER

Research shows that customers are increasingly making their purchase decisions on scientific studies conducted to determine the health benefits of the product. Showing research data to your customer conveys the message that you deeply care for them.

Why should I choose this model over mammalian testing for toxicity?

ANSWER

Nematodes provide high-quality safety and efficacy data. For whole-life measurements, nematodes offer unbeatable cost and time advantages. While we don't recommend to replace mammalian testing entirely, you can significantly cut the time and money spent on mammalian testing with a first round of rapid and affordable C. elegans tests.

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