JUPITER, Fla.March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Marizyme, Inc. ( OTCQB:MRZM), a publicly traded global biotechnology company developing products to reduce the burden of ischemia-reperfusion injury in tissue grafting, organ transplant, and other surgical indications, announced today that it has entered into a supply and distribution agreement with Abdera Financial, Inc., a Chilean based distributor, to distribute Marizyme's DuraGraft® product in Chile, with potential expansion into other countries and regions of the South American market.

Dr. Neil J. Campbell, Marizyme's CEO, President and Board Member, said, "The agreement with Abdera in Chile is both strategic and tactical to set up a market channel, KOL establishment for the South American market and customer support for Marizyme's product line starting with DuraGraft and has the potential to follow on with future platform products."

"We are excited to partner with Marizyme and bring this pivotal product DuraGraft to the Chilean health care market," said Konrad Ziller, Managing Director for Abdera.  "DuraGraft will enhance coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgical outcomes by significantly reducing major adverse cardiac events such as repeat revascularization and myocardial infarction, providing better patient care, and potentially lowering the impact on the overall cost of health care in CABG procedures."

About Abdera, Inc.

Abdera Financial, Inc. is a Chile based distributor with access to the Chilean market to supply and distribute health care and life science products. Abdera has a long and established track record in the successful certification, distribution and marketing of medical and health care products. 

About Marizyme, Inc.

Marizyme is an integrated life sciences company dedicated to the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies that minimize mortality and costs in the acute care space. The Company's flagship product, DuraGraft®, is an intra-operative vascular graft storage solution that inhibits endothelial damage and leads to improved clinical outcomes by reducing the incidence of complications associated with vein graft failure in bypass surgery. DuraGraft enhances coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgical outcomes by significantly reducing major adverse cardiac events such as repeat revascularization and myocardial infarction. DuraGraft is approved for use in the EU and several Asian countries but is not yet approved for use in the U.S. Marizyme is also focused on the development and marketing of products based on its clinically tested and previously patented protease-based therapeutic Krillase® platform.  Krillase is not approved for use in the U.S. For more information about Marizyme, visit www.marizyme.com.

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