MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - January 19, 2011) - A5 Laboratories Inc. (OTCBB: AFLB) is pleased to announce successful completion of laboratory scale manufacturing of porcine interferon.
Richard Azani, Chief Executive Officer of A5 Laboratories Inc., stated: "We view the manufacturing of porcine interferon as a major milestone in our business plan and we are now prepared to enter the next phase. The porcine interferon has been produced according to our proprietary technology."
"Successful manufacturing of porcine interferon is the first step toward manufacturing of interferon for the veterinary field. The same production technology applied to other cell lines would allow us to obtain interferon for given species, including but not limited to bovine, equine, poultry, among many more. Our next target would be bovine interferon, continued Mr. Azani.
About A5 Laboratories Inc
A5 Laboratories is a specialty biotechnology company engaged in the development and marketing of novel immun therapeutic applications of a natural Gamma - Interferon (nG-IFN). Such applications include the diagnostic, the prevention and the treatment of various animal and human diseases.
The pathologies targeted by Cytokines Biotech's nG-INF include viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections as well as various auto-immune conditions and cancer, and emphasis will be initially put on opportunistic infections in HIV patients, antibiotic-resistant bacteria and some rare types of cancers.
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