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Takara Bio Selects AGC Biologics as Manufacturer of Plasmid DNA Intermediate for a Vaccine Against COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)

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(SEATTLE), May 20, 2020 -- AGC Biologics, a global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) for Biopharmaceuticals, has announced its partnership with Takara Bio. The companies will partner in the fight against COVID-19 by collaborating on a prophylaxis DNA vaccine, with AGC Biologics manufacturing the plasmid DNA intermediate for the vaccine.

AGC Biologics to Participate in First-Ever BIO Digital Conference

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(SEATTLE), May 14, 2020 -- AGC Biologics, a global Biopharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), will be participating in the first-ever BIO Digital event.  BIO International Conference is holding its annual event virtually this year in order to safely connect industry experts amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic. The event, which takes place June 8 - 12, brings together capital, scientific and development expertise that is required to turn promising innovation into successful medicine.

AGC Biologics Partners with Faron Pharmaceuticals to Manufacture Cancer Treatment

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AGC Biologics will manufacture novel precision cancer immunotherapy treatment Clevegen

(SEATTLE), May 5, 2020 -- AGC Biologics, a global Biopharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), has been selected to commercially manufacture the treatment Clevegen for partner Faron Pharmaceuticals Oy (AIM: FARN, First North: FARON), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company. Clevegen is a humanized anti-Clever-1 antibody which targets CLEVER-1 positive tumour associated macrophages (TAMs) and converts these highly immunosuppressive M2 macrophages to immune stimulating M1 macrophages. This unique macrophage-directed immuno-oncology switch may be used alone or in combination with other cancer treatments.

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