The Standard Process Research and Development Team generates high-quality research through cell, animal, and human studies, to expand our knowledge of how complex mixtures, like supplements made with whole food ingredients, support health.

Research and Development

Clinical Research

We design, conduct, and fund human research to expand knowledge of how complex mixtures (like whole foods) support health. We work with academic, medical, and contract research organizations to establish the activity of Standard Process® supplements in healthy human subjects.

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Discovery Science

We use the latest instrumentation and laboratory techniques to analyze products and raw materials for internal decision making and external publication of results in peer-reviewed journals.

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Innovation

We support ingredient development and manufacturing process improvement, provide support for the quality assurance team, and solve problems along the road from seed to supplement. ® We also explore ingredient combinations designed to support a healthy body.

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Published Research

  1. Nutr Cancer. 2012 Oct;64(7):1038-4. Spanish Black Radish (Raphanus Sativus l. var. niger) Diet Enhances Clearance of DMBA and Diminishes Toxic Effects on Bone Marrow Progenitor Cells. N'jai AU, Kemp MQ, Metzger BT, Hanlon PR, Robbins M, Czuyprynski C, Barnes DM.
  2. Brandon T. Metzger. 2012 March 6. Chapter 10: "Carrot Bisacetylenic Oxylipins - Phytochemicals Behind the Mask of the Superfood" in Emerging Trends in Dietary Components for Preventing and Combating Disease, American Chemical Society, ACS Symposium Series Vol. 1093; 167-184.
  3. J Food Sci. 2011 Apr;76(3):C454-61. doi: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2011.02105.x. Heat treatment of Brussels sprouts retains their ability to induce detoxification enzyme expression in vitro and in vivo. Robbins MG, Andersen G, Somoza V, Eshelman BD, Barnes DM, Hanlon PR.

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