Codexis, Inc. is on the Cruelty Free Investing use of animals list because they use animals for drug testing and clinical trials.
The company announced in the following press release that, “Codexis has conducted studies in a PKU animal model that demonstrate proof of concept for Codexis’ therapeutic enzyme product candidate. In these studies, Codexis’ enzyme therapeutic candidate was introduced into the stomach of the animal resulting in decreased blood phenylalanine levels.” Read the full article.
Codexis, Inc. develops and produces custom industrial enzymes. The company’s products enable novel, sustainable processes for the manufacture of biofuels, bio-based chemicals and pharmaceutical ingredients. Its CodeXol detergent alcohol is used to manufacture surfactants, which are key, active cleaning ingredients in the consumer products such as shampoos, liquid soaps and laundry detergents. The company was founded in January 2002 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA. [Source: MarketWatch]
Company Website: http://www.codexis.com