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2009-10-21 08:27:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Pharma, Inc., a full-service biopharmaceutical development and protein production company, today announced that it has signed a new Biopharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing Agreement with an undisclosed client. According to the agreement, Laureate will develop the process to manufacture a unique Fc Fusion Protein and produce this product under cGMP conditions for use in clinical trials. Terms of the manufacturing agreement were not...

2009-04-02 06:00:00

OSLO, Norway, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The human antibody company, Affitech AS announced today that the European Patent Office has granted an European patent on the use of phagemid particles having an antibody-coliphage pIII fusion protein, to identify tumor associated antigens on cells by negative selection. The new patent (EP 1065271) is part of the "Breitling" family of patents, originally filed by the German Cancer Research Centre, (Heidelberg, Germany), which is exclusively licensed to...

2008-10-15 12:00:34

Immunomedics, a biopharmaceutical company, has received a new US patent that covers the composition of matter and the use of humanized, chimeric and human anti-CD20 antibodies and antibody fusion proteins or fragments thereof comprising at least the veltuzumab antibody that targets the CD20 antigen present on B-lymphocytes, leukemias, and lymphomas. The allowed claims cover the use of veltuzumab and bispecific antibody protein constructs for the treatment and diagnosis of B-cell disorders,...

2008-10-14 09:00:11

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., Oct. 14, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Immunomedics, Inc. (Nasdaq:IMMU), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing monoclonal antibodies to treat cancer and other serious diseases, announced that U.S. patent 7,435,803 was issued today covering the composition of matter and the use of humanized, chimeric and human anti-CD20 antibodies and antibody fusion proteins or fragments thereof comprising at least the veltuzumab antibody that targets the CD20 antigen present on...

2008-09-25 09:00:54

Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, and Pivotal BioSciences, Inc., a privately held Los Angeles-based biotechnology company developing oncology products, today announced they have entered into an agreement in which Morphotek will access Pivotal BioSciences' LEC platform technology, developed by Dr. Alan Epstein, M.D., Ph.D, for the development of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies. The technology enhances the human immune system's ability to produce an...

2005-08-29 14:47:08

BURLINGAME, CA (August 29, 2005): Origen Therapeutics today announced the first published scientific report of fully functional, human sequence monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) produced in chickens. The antibodies were expressed solely in the chicken oviduct and deposited into egg white in concentrations of 1-3 milligrams per egg. Moreover, antibodies produced in this manner demonstrated 10-100 fold greater cell-killing ability (ADCC) compared to therapeutic antibodies produced by conventional...


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