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Fine & Speciality Chemicals

CordenPharma agrees to purchase Peptisyntha from Solvay
30 August 2013 | By PBR Staff Writer
International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG) and the Solvay Group have embarked on an agreement, whereby ICIG will purchase Belgium-based Peptisyntha SA, a custom manufacturer of peptides for pharmaceutical use.
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INVISTA, SilicoLife to develop new technologies for bio-derived processes
14 August 2013 | By PBR Staff Writer
INVISTA and SilicoLife, a computational biology company, have collaborated to develop new technologies that facilitate bio-derived processes for the production of industrial chemicals.
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Process & Production

Catalyst starts process to offer Firdapse at no cost to LEMS patients in US
24 April 2014 | By PBR Staff Writer
US-based Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners has initiated the process necessary to establish an expanded access program (EAP) to make available its investigational potassium channel inhibitor, Firdapse in the US, to patients diagnosed with Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) through their neuromuscular disease specialists.
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VistaGen receives notice of allowance for US patent expanding stem cell technology platform
24 April 2014
VistaGen Therapeutics has announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued a notice of allowance for US Patent Application 12/836,275, entitled ‘Cell populations enriched for endoderm cells’.
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OTC

Frutarom Health launches new phytopharmaceutical ingredients line
24 April 2014
Frutarom Health has announced the launch of EFLA pharm, a flagship proprietary product line comprised of both phytopharmaceutical ingredients and pharma flavors.
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Alcresta announces agreement with CFFT to develop point-of-care nutritional products
21 April 2014
Alcresta, a medical nutrition company, has signed an agreement with Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics (CFFT) to accelerate the development of Alcresta’s enzyme-based point-of-care products to support the nutritional status of people with cystic fibrosis (CF).
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Manufacturing

Bristol-Myers, Samsung BioLogics expand drug manufacturing agreement
23 April 2014 | By PBR Staff Writer
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) and Samsung BioLogics are expanding their existing manufacturing agreement in which Samsung will manufacture commercial drug substances and drug product for several BMS biologic medicines at its Incheon manufacturing site.
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Pfizer may push ahead with second approach for AstraZeneca’s deal
23 April 2014 | By PBR Staff Writer
Pfizer may push ahead with a second approach for AstraZeneca’s takeover as AstraZeneca has reportedly turned down a £60bn ($101bn) bid from the company.
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