Sabinsa Corporation’s founder Muhammed Majeed, PhD and Vice President of Scientific and Medical Affairs, Vladimir Badmaev, MD, PhD., have authored an article to appear in a peer-reviewed joumal, Nutrition Research.
The article, "Piperine, an alkaloid derived from black pepper increases serum response of beta-carotene during 14 days of oral supplementation" to appear in Vol.19 #3, March 1999 issue pages 385-392, details the clinical study involving BioPerine® and Beta Carotene. BioPerine® is a multi-patented ingredient from Sabinsa Corporation, standardized for a minimum 98% piperine from the fruits of the Piper nigrum plant (black pepper). BioPerine® has been shown to increase the bioavailability of other supplements in separate clinical studies also.
Sabinsa Corporation is an application-oriented manufacturing and marketing company which manufactures and supplies quality assured phytonutrients, standardized herbal extracts and specialty fine chemicals used for nutritional, pharmaceutical and food products. Sabinsa distinguishes itself by its extensive research support for its customers and products, and the scientific credentials of its key staff.