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2014-07-15 08:28:36

EXTON, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Absorption Systems, a leader in novel test systems for drug transporters, announces a license agreement with Pfizer Inc., in which Pfizer will in-license Absorption Systems' BCRP-MDCK cells. This cell line is stably transfected with the human ABCG2 gene, which codes for a protein known as BCRP (breast cancer resistance protein). This proprietary human BCRP assay system is designed to enable the testing of new drug candidates for interactions...

Dietary Supplements Have Adverse Effects
2012-10-24 21:17:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers reported in the International Journal of Clinical Practice that a number of herbs and dietary supplements can cause harmful drug interactions. The researchers examined 54 review articles and 31 original studies and found that the greatest harmful problems were caused by interactions between prescribed drugs and herbs and dietary supplements (HDS) that included ingredients like St. John's Wort, magnesium, calcium, iron...

2012-03-14 20:27:07

A week ago, you started a new prescription medication for acne. Today, you feel dizzy and short of breath and have difficulty concentrating. Your symptoms are not listed in the package insert as possible side effects of the drug, but why else would you be feeling so odd? Unfortunately, there's no easy answer. Clinical trials are designed to show that a drug is safe and effective. But even the largest trials can't identify irksome or even dangerous side effects experienced by only a tiny...

2012-03-06 10:00:00

FDA-funded Technology May Contribute to Improved Drug Safety by Predicting Drug Interactions Involving Transporters Exton, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 Absorption Systems, a world leader in drug transporters, announces the issuance of the third U.S. patent protecting intellectual property around its CellPort Technologies® portfolio of in vitro test systems. The new patent, number 8,110,398, covers its MRP2 knockdown cell line and extends the patent coverage on the company´s...

2012-02-21 10:00:00

Expanded patent protection for unique FDA-funded technology, which helps predict the risk of drug interactions involving transporters. Exton, PA (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 Absorption Systems, a world leader in drug transporters, announces that a new U.S. patent issued on January 31st, protecting intellectual property around its P-glycoprotein (P-gp) knockdown cell line within the company´s CellPort Technologies® brand. The new patent, number 8,105,828, extends the patent coverage...

2011-11-03 03:50:00

Unique Technology Enables Early Prediction of Drug-Drug Interactions Involving Transporters Exton, PA (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 Absorption Systems, a leader in testing drugs for ADMET (Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Excretion and Toxicity), today announced that patents have issued in Europe (no. 2084529) and Panama (no. 87554-01) covering its novel Breast Cancer Resistance Protein (BCRP) knockdown cell line within the companyâs CellPort Technologies® brand. These...

2011-06-01 00:06:49

An innovative service offered by Absorption Systems, a leading preclinical CRO, resulted in one of its scientists included as an inventor on an international patent application filed by one of its customers. Exton, PA (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 Absorption Systems validated its claim as a leader in testing drugs for ADMET (absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion and toxicity), when the company announced today that one of its scientists, Dr. Igor Mezine, was named an inventor on an...

2011-04-23 00:00:00

Absorption Systems, a leading preclinical ADMET contract research organization for drugs and medical devices, was named a finalist for the "Emerging Life Sciences Company of the Year" for the 18th Annual Enterprise Awards in recognition of their CellPort Technologies testing platform. Exton, PA (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Absorption Systems, a leader in testing drugs for ADMET (absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion and toxicity), today announced that the company has been selected as a...


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