IGENE Biotechnology, Inc.
| OTC Markets: IGNE
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IGENE Biotechnology, Inc. engages in developing, producing and marketing value-added specialty biochemical products. It is a supplier of natural astaxanthin, an essential nutrient in different feed applications and a source of pigment for coloring farmed salmon species. The company's natural astaxanthin product is marketed as AstaXin(R) and is made from yeast, and used as a source of pigment for coloring farmed salmonids. It is also venturing to supply astaxanthin as a nutraceutical ingredient. The company focuses on research and development in the areas of fermentation technology, nutrition and health and the marketing of products and applications worldwide. IGENE Biotechnology was founded by Robert Austin Milch and William T. Hall on October 27, 1981 and is headquartered in Columbia, MD.