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SBI Pharma

SBI Pharma Headquarters at Izumi Garden, Tokyo, Japan

Focusing on 5-Aminolevlinic acid (5-ALA), SBI Pharma develops pharmaceutical, health food, and cosmetic products that contain 5-ALA as the main active ingredient.

Photo: SBI Pharma Research Center. “iCONM (Innovation Center of NanoMedicine)

SBI Pharma specializes in 5-ALA (5-aminolevulinic acid) and aims to improve the health and quality of life of people around the world by utilizing and applying it, including pharmaceuticals and health foods. It was established to provide innovative products in various fields. SBI Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. is the only company in the world to produce food and medical grade 5-ALA (5-Aminolevulinic Acid) using natural microbial fermentation.Though 5-ALA has long been known as a kind of natural amino acid, it was only recently revealed that 5-ALA is extremely important for cellular respiration and energy generation of living organisms.

Joint research with universities has led to the discovery of 5-ALA’s potential in unexplored areas in the fields of metabolism and biological control. Research activities have recently extended to beyond domestic research labs to joint research with foreign universities to constantly discover new applications for 5-ALA. Focusing on such a promising substance blessed with possible applications in a wider range of fields, SBI Pharma strives to develop products that serve your healthy and enjoyable life.