Scientific platform

The BIOPHYTIS approach places the emphasis on the overall understanding of the pathology. In order to achieve this, the company has brought together, on the same platform, phytochemistry, biology, and clinical research activities which interact at every stage of the research programmes.


Together with the Institut de Biologie at UPMC (University Pierre et Marie Curie), BIOPHYTIS has built up a collection of natural active substances belonging to several chemical classes (triterpenoids, polyphenols and carotenoids) derived from nutritional and medicinal plants.

In parallel with this, cellular and animal models specific to these pathologies have been developed in collaboration with biomedical research teams and leading translational research institutes: