OXIS INTERNATIONAL INC (OXIS) - Description of business
OXIS International, Inc. engages in the research, development, and marketing of nutraceutical and cosmeceutical products in the field of oxidative stress reduction and inflammation. The company primarily develops a line of dietary supplements containing L-Ergothioneine (ERGO). ERGO is naturally occurring, water soluble, and amino acid antioxidant produced by microbes in the soil and found in various species of mushrooms and grapes, meats, and dairy products. It offers Ergo-Plex, a dietary supplement for the maintenance of joint health. The company also holds patents and patent applications for the protection of ERGO on mitochondria, the ERGO manufacturing process, and the neuroprotectant methods and compositions of ERGO. OXIS International, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is based in Beverly Hills, California.