About Research and Development

Nichinichi pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. has laboratories with animal rooms. We are researching about the fermentation technology and the biologically activating effect of especially lactic acid bacteria conferring good effects to human health. Furthermore, we are developing new products based on these technologies and are checking the quality and safety of our products.

Nichinichi pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. performs all steps including research, product development and manufacture. Due to this system, we have the circumstances under which we can easily absorb the knowledge and idea from each section, actively exchange opinions, and obtain research theme from various angles.
Our laboratories have investigated the effect of lactic acid bacteria on multiple levels from the molecular and cellular ones to the tissue and animal ones. We have collaborated with institutions including universities and hospitals, and have performed clinical tests. The obtained results have been present at academic conferences and published in scientific journals. We are also assessing safety and are offering safe products to consumers.

Main research theme

◆Research on host's defense activities against pathogens by using lactic acid bacterial components
◆Research on beneficial bacteria as complementary/preventive medicines
◆Research on development of dairy products and dietary supplements
◆Research on productization of dairy products and beneficial bacteria

Kyoto University
Hokkaido University
Okayama University
Mie University
Osaka City University
Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
Toyama Prefectural University
Kinki University
Fukuyama University
Teikyo University
Nanjing Medical University
Ikeda Kaisei Hospital
Japan Red Cross Wakayama Medical Center
National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology
St. Marianna University School of Medicine