Sidero owns and develops the patented Siderosorb™ technology platform utilizing Baker’s Yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, to deliver therapeutic proteins/complexes directly to the gastrointestinal tract in order to ameliorate human disease. Nutritional yeast contains all nine essential amino acids and is consumed by most world cultures, most popularly known as Vegemite in Australia. Nutritional yeast, the Siderosorb™ delivery mechanism, is generally regarded as safe, affordable, and is readily accepted worldwide.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae has been used for over 9,000 years to make leavened bread, ferment alcoholic beverages, and as an excellent nutritional source. It is even the official state microbe of Oregon.
Yeast is a microbe that is also widely used as a molecular genetic research tool based on its many attributes including: