Intralytix, Inc. is a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, production and marketing of bacteriophage-based products to control bacterial pathogens in environmental, food processing, and medical settings.
Bacteriophages (bacteria-eater: from the Greek phago meaning "to eat" or "to develop at the expense of") are the most abundant microorganisms on earth. They are the natural enemies of bacteria. Lytic bacteriophages can very effectively kill their targeted specific bacteria without affecting anything else, ensuring an unprecedented level of safety for an antimicrobial.
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Intralytix, Inc. receives a U.S. Army award in support of studies on bacteriophages and the food microbiome.
Intralytix, Inc. receives a U.S. Army award in support of studies on elucidating the interaction of bacteriophages with bacteria in various food matrixes and selected food safety interventions on the food microbiome.
Intralytix, Inc. enters into a collaboration agreement with the G. N. Gabrichevsky Research Institute for Epidemiology and Microbiology (GRIEM) (Moscow, Russia).
Intralytix, Inc. announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement for developing bacteriophage preparations against selected bacterial pathogens.
Interview with Intralytix's Dr. Alexander Sulakvelidze
Bacteriophages: Nature's Answer to Killing Pathogens in Fresh Pet Food.
Lesaffre invests in Intralytix, a US biotechnology company
Intralytix, Inc. announced that it received $17.5 million in new equity funding from Lesaffre, a French family group. This investment marks the beginning of a close collaboration between both companies to develop and commercialize phage-based products.