MARTINSRIED, GERMANY and MUNICH, GERMANY--(Marketwire - March 15, 2012) -
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MorphoSys AG (FSE: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) announced today
HuCAL antibody generated by its division for research and diagnostic
AbD Serotec, has been included in a clinical diagnostic test in the
maternal health screening by a major diagnostic supplier. The product
marked and available within the EU and non-regulated countries. AbD
receives royalties on product sales and will continuously supply the
with recombinant antibody material.
"Today's news further increases the number of clinical diagnostic kits
on a HuCAL antibody as an essential component," commented Dieter Feger,
AbD Serotec. "The market entry of yet another test system including a
antibody is a further significant step forward for our recombinant
the field of in vitro diagnostics. AbD Serotec is committed to continue
this process as we believe the HuCAL technology enables the
superior diagnostics reagents."
MorphoSys developed HuCAL, the most successful antibody library technology
the pharmaceutical industry. By successfully applying this and other
technologies, MorphoSys has become a leader in the field of therapeutic
antibodies, one of the fastest-growing drug classes in human healthcare.
company'sAbD Serotec unit uses HuCAL and other antibody technologies to
superior monoclonal antibodies for research and diagnostic applications.
Together with its pharmaceutical partners, MorphoSys has built a
therapeuticpipeline of more than 70 human antibody drug candidates for the
treatment of cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and Alzheimer's disease, to name
a few. With its ongoing commitment to new antibody technology and drug
development, MorphoSys is focused on making the healthcare products of
MorphoSys is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol MOR.
regular updates about MorphoSys, visit http://www.morphosys.com
HuCAL®, HuCAL GOLD®, HuCAL PLATINUM®,
CysDisplay®, RapMAT® and
arYla® are registered trademarks of MorphoSys. Ylanthia® and
high potentials™ are trademarks of MorphoSys AG.
Slonomics® is a registered trademark of Sloning BioTechnology
subsidiary of MorphoSys AG.
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