Prolor Biotech

OPKO acquires Prolor Biotech

Friday, August 30, 2013

OPKO Health, a multinational biopharmaceutical and diagnostics company, has acquired Prolor Biotech, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. Stockholders of Prolor will receive 0.9951 shares of OPKO common stock for each share of Prolor common stock. The stockholders of both companies approved all proposals presented at their respective stockholder meetings.

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OPKO Health to acquire Prolor Biotech

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

OPKO Health, a multinational biopharmaceutical and diagnostics company, has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Prolor Biotech, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing longer-acting proprietary versions of already approved therapeutic proteins, in an all-stock transaction. 

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Prolor Biotech receives allowance for patent application

Monday, July 11, 2011

Prolor Biotech has received a notice of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) for a patent application covering the company’s CTP platform, which has the potential to extend the duration of activity of virtually all therapeutic proteins. The allowed claims cover CTP-modified compositions of a wide array of classes of therapeutic proteins, including hormones, high affinity protein ligands, proteins that induce or regulate an immune response, proteins that are involved with autocrine and paracrine activities and mimetics of these therapeutic proteins, as well as other types of proteins.

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Prolor Biotech reports positive results of its long-acting human growth hormone

Monday, April 11, 2011

Prolor Biotech reports positive interim efficacy results from a phase II clinical trial of its long-acting CTP-modified version of human growth hormone (hGH-CTP) in growth hormone deficient adults.  The interim efficacy data show that a single weekly injection of hGH-CTP, even when administered at relatively low doses, has the potential to replace seven consecutive daily injections of currently marketed human growth hormone (hGH). 

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