Symphogen A/S And Origen Therapeutics, Inc. Collaborate to Produce Transgenic Chicken for Generation of Fully Human Antibody Therapeutics
3/6/2009 10:12:59 AM
COPENHAGEN & EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Symphogen A/S and Origen Therapeutics today announced a strategic collaboration to develop a transgenic chicken capable of producing human antibodies against a wide variety of disease targets. Origen will use its avian transgenic technology to develop transgenic chickens, which can be immunized with any disease target of interest, including diseases such as cancer and autoimmunity. Symphogen will apply its antibody discovery and expression platforms to create novel, recombinant fully human monoclonal and polyclonal antibody therapeutics against such targets. Both companies plan to employ the jointly developed transgenic technology to produce novel antibody therapeutics.
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