ADVISORY, Oct. 27, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Burcon NutraScience Corporation (BUR), a world leader in the innovation and development of highly functional sustainable plant protein ingredients,will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate their dual listing on the NASDAQ Global Market. Burcon NutraScience will commence trading on NASDAQ under the symbol "BUR" today, October 27, 2011.
In honor of the occasion, Johnann F. Tergesen, President & COO will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, October 27th, 2011 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
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About Burcon NutraScience (BUR):
Burcon is a leader in nutrition, health and wellness in the field of functional, renewable plant proteins. Since 1999, Burcon has developed a portfolio of composition, application, and process patents originating from our core protein extraction and purification technology. Burcon is developing Puratein® and Supertein™ canola protein isolates with unique functional and nutritional attributes, and CLARISOY™, a revolutionary soy protein isolate which is 100% soluble and completely transparent in low pH solutions. Burcon's team of highly specialized scientists and engineers work from its private research facility to develop and optimize environmentally sound technologies. To date, Burcon's patent portfolio consists of 173 issued patents in various countries, including 30 issued U.S. patents, and in excess of 300 additional pending patent applications, 71 of which are U.S. patent applications.
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