GLOBAL BIOBUSINESS FRONTIER
GLOBAL BIOBUSINESS FRONTIER


Botulinum toxin, A miracle toxin!

Clostridium botulinum produces botulinum toxin



Mechanism of action

Field of application


botulinum toxin -> Acetylcholine secretion inhibition -> Muscle paralysis

Temporarily improves wrinkles


Popular botulinum toxin products


  • Allergan’s indications are 12 worldwide, 8 domestic
  • Continuous sales growth of product by expanding usage for medical treatment
  • Allergan dominates the global market: 74% market share 44.5% operating margin


Continuous growth and expanding market value
Global botulinum toxin markets : U$ 5.8 billion by 2020

Value of botulinum toxin manufacturer


Source : Maeil Business News Korea / November 18, 2014

Source : MK Securities / April 17, 2017



KANZEN's growth potential & technology: type A, type B strain excavation
Only 9 companies in the world manufacture botulinum toxin


98% similar to Clostridium botulinum  ATCC 3502 strain

100% similar to Clostridium botulinum  ATCC 1602 strain

Successfully identified commercialization level potency


Development of new materials with inhibitory effect on neutralizing antibody resistance

-> Development of products with long-term wrinkle-reducing effects