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Last time we tipped these shares we made 200% plus. So far this time we are a shade down. But that presents a new buying opportunity created by general market weakness.
Last week OptiBiotix Health (OPTI) announced an agreement with the Spanish National Research Council’s Instituto de Química Orgánica General, “an international renowned centre in the synthesis, analysis, and the study of the biological behaviour of organic compounds in humans”
With OptiBiotix noting that “the last few months have seen substantial progress in reducing the technical risks associated with this exciting programme designed to create low calorie, sweet oligosaccharides” (carbohydrates that consists of a small number of sugars), the agreement contracts IQOG to scale up and purify oligosaccharides for laboratory testing and then assess for organoleptic (taste, texture, aftertaste) and microbiome modulating properties.
The potential of this further development agreement from the company is further validated by noted recognition from international commercial partners – with the work to include strains from such partners, subject to finalisation of commercial terms.
We continue to believe that, working in a very topical space, as development programmes progress further significant partner interest can be expected. A stock overhang has hindered the share price in recent months but looks to now have been cleared and with the shares having slipped below 35p (a sub £26 million market cap), we view this as an opportunity and continue to target 47p as further operational developments are announced.
There will be more news on commercialisation very soon and the shares are a buy.
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