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2014-01-13 16:26:24

STOCKHOLM, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Therapeutics, a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has successfully filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) application with U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the development of WTX101 (bis-choline tetrathiomolybdate), a novel de-coppering agent under evaluation as a treatment for Wilson Disease. The recent acceptance of the U.S. IND is a key initial step in the company's plan to advance WTX101 into...

2009-11-26 14:24:55

Crystal structure shows how drug disables harmful copper in cells The copper sequestering drug tetrathiomolybdate (TM) has been shown in studies to be effective in the treatment of Wilson disease, a disease caused by an overload of copper, and certain metastatic cancers. That much is known. Very little, however, is known about how the drug works at the molecular level. A new study led by Northwestern University researchers now has provided an invaluable clue: the three-dimensional structure...


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