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2010-08-24 07:30:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- OXIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS, Paris: OXI) is proud to announce that it will introduce the benefits of Ergothioneine to the consumer market in September 2010 via breakthrough products for joint health and healthy aging. The first products, ErgoFlex® and ErgoPlex®, will initially be marketed via a direct mail offering being developed in partnership with Creative Direct Marketing Group,...

2010-08-19 07:30:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OXIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS, Paris: OXI) is proud to announce that an Oxis sponsored safety study of ergothioneine was published online on July 30, 2010 by the prestigious peer reviewed journal, TOXICOLOGY. The study, utilizing the well known "Ames Test" was conducted by researchers from the American Institute of Biomedical Research (Puyallup, WA) and Toxi-Coop Zrt. (Budapest, Hungary) and clearly demonstrated...

2010-08-18 08:25:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OXIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS, Paris: OXI), announced today that its senior management will be presenting at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference September 12th-15th. Chairman & CEO Tony Cataldo will introduce Oxis' new product line which leverages its patented super antioxidant Ergothioneine. Oxis continues to gain momentum in the multibillion dollar Nutraceuticals, Functional Food,...

2010-06-30 08:25:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OXIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS, Paris: OXI), is extremely pleased to announce that it has assumed control and future exploitation rights to International Patent PCT Application PCY/US2008/059831. The invention centers on the use of L-Ergothioneine ("ERGO") as a primary preservative for cells and tissue in culture. Such preservatives are essential for keeping cells in their "normal" state for later use or study and...

2010-06-16 08:25:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OXIS International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS, Paris: OXI), announced today the appointment of Sandep Rahi as CSO (Chief Strategist) and brand rollout advisor beginning immediately. Sandep is an EMMY award-winning Creative Director seasoned in both the entertainment and advertising industries. He has extensive experience establishing and overseeing strategic creative development and implementation for emerging and existing global...

2010-05-14 08:28:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OXIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS, Paris: OXI), announced today that its senior management will be presenting on Tuesday, May 18th at 2:50pm BST at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference. Chairman & CEO Tony Cataldo and President Bernie Landes will be unveiling the commercialization and rollout plan of OXIS' powerful patent and IP portfolio. The company's plan, focused on gaining a significant...

2007-11-15 09:01:08

Oxis International Inc. (OTCBB:OXIS), a biopharmaceutical company focused on commercializing predictive biomarkers, clinical assays and nutraceutical and therapeutic products, announced today that health articles on CNN.com described that mushrooms contain overlooked disease-fighting chemicals such as L-Ergothioneine (ERGO). To quote WWW.CNN.COM/2007/HEALTH, "Laboratory reports and animal studies show that compounds in mushrooms may do everything from bolster immune function to...

2007-07-02 09:18:57

Oxis International Inc (OTCBB: OXIS), a biopharmaceutical company focused on commercializing predictive biomarkers, clinical assays and nutraceutical and therapeutic products, announced today that Dr. Dirk Grndemann of the University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, found evidence supporting the use of L-Ergothioneine (ERGO) as a nutritional/dietary supplement to treat Chronic Inflammatory Diseases (CIDs), Supplementation of ERGO to correct a dietary deficit could represent a new...

2005-08-31 18:10:58

Using a new, more sensitive-testing approach they developed for fungi, Penn State food scientists have found that mushrooms are a better natural source of the antioxidant ergothioneine than either of the two dietary sources previously believed to be best. The researchers found that white button mushrooms, the most commonly consumed kind in the U.S., have about 12 times more of the antioxidant than wheat germ and 4 times more than chicken liver, the previous top-rated ergothioneine sources...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'