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|Protalix BioTherapeutics Announces Presentation of Phase II Clinical Trial Results for alidornase alfa in Cystic Fibrosis at the 40th European Cystic Fibrosis Society Conference|
The oral presentation, titled “Phase II clinical trial results of alidornase alfa for the treatment of cystic fibrosis,” will be given by Professor
Alidornase alfa is a plant cell-expressed, chemically-modified recombinant DNase enzyme resistant to inhibition by actin, which the Company has specifically designed to enhance the enzyme’s efficacy in CF patients. Sixteen patients enrolled and completed the phase II clinical trial.
About Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc.
Protalix is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of recombinant therapeutic proteins expressed through its proprietary plant cell-based expression system, ProCellEx®. Protalix’s unique expression system presents a proprietary method for developing recombinant proteins in a cost-effective, industrial-scale manner. Protalix’s first product manufactured by ProCellEx, taliglucerase alfa, was approved for marketing by the
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