Method of production of essentially pure melatonin and the method of solubilizing melatonin in water

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Patent History
Patent number: RE35631
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 2, 1994
Date of Patent: Oct 14, 1997
Assignee: IFLO S.A.S. (Milan)
Inventors: Franco Fraschini (Milan), Luigi Di Bella (Milan), Ermanno Duranti, deceased (late of Milan), Maria Teresa Moni Duranti, legal representative (Urbino), Andrea Duranti, legal representative (Urbino), Lucia Duranti, legal representative (Urbino)
Primary Examiner: Matthew V. Grumbling
Law Firm: Bucknam and Archer
Application Number: 8/252,905