TITLE

Peptides Gain Traction In Drug Development

AUTHOR(S)
Van Arnum, Patricia
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Technology;Jun2012, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that peptide drug development is gaining traction. According to the Peptide Therapeutics Foundation analysis, the average number of peptide candidates entering clinical development rose to 16.8 per year through 2000-2008. It cites partnerships among pharmaceutical companies to resolve problems in peptide drug development such as one between Aileron Therapeutics and Roche for stapled-peptide drug development.
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76352822

 

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