Feb. 26, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Signum Dermalogix Inc.,
a private biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new and innovative dermatological products and services has entered into a partnership with
, Inc. focusing on a semi-exclusive global license for the cosmetic functional ingredient Arazine™ (N-acetyl-S-farnesyl-cysteine) as well as developing new screening methodologies to measure the anti-oxidant potential of Arden's other product ingredients.
Arazine™, initially discovered at
possesses anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties making it an ideal complement with Idebenone-ester as key ingredients in
's Prevage® Anti-aging + Intensive Repair Daily Serum product.
Arazine™ is the first cosmetic ingredient from Signum Dermalogix's novel technology platform to be commercialized.
, CEO of Signum Dermalogix commented, "We are excited about our partnership with Arden especially given their commitment to bringing a scientific approach to developing new and innovative skin care products. We believe this is just the beginning of a dynamic collaboration that will enable the development of a first in class line of skin care products."
, VP of R&D stated, "With Elizabeth Arden's decades of experience in skin care and our R&D and chemical expertise, we look forward to assisting
's efforts in producing innovative, high quality skin care products supported with robust scientific data."
Given the successful launch of Arazine™ in the Prevage® line, Signum Dermalogix is now focused on developing a second generation of novel cosmetic ingredients as well as finding a partner to commercialize Arazine™ in the physician dispensed channel.
About Signum Dermalogix
Signum Dermalogix was founded in 2011 and is a spin‐out of Signum Biosciences. Signum Dermalogix is a dermatology focused company developing novel cosmetic ingredients and drug compounds. Signum Dermalogix also provides dermatology testing, custom assay development and analytical services. For more information please visit:
About Elizabeth Arden
is a global prestige beauty products company with an extensive portfolio of prestige beauty brands sold in over 100 countries. The company's brand portfolio includes
skincare, color, and fragrance products, PREVAGE® anti-aging formulas, the celebrity fragrance brands of
, and Usher; the designer fragrance brands of Juicy Couture,
, Lucky Brand, and Rocawear; and the lifestyle fragrance brands Curve, Giorgio Beverly Hills, and PS Fine Cologne.