July 2007
Worldwide Biotech;Jul2007, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the exclusive marketing and distribution deal signed by Samaritan Pharmaceuticals with Shire Human Genetic Therapies AB for the launching and selling of Replagal (agalsidase alfa), a drug approved in Europe for Fabry disease, in Greece and Cyprus. A total of 41 countries has approved the drug for commercial use. Information on the mechanism and the side effects of the drug is outlined.


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