Novo Nordisk A/S Warns FDA of Biosimilar Concerns

Published: Apr 19, 2012

Novo Nordisk urged FDA to define biosimilars as products that are as similar as scientifically possible to their reference products, at least through sharing the same amino acid sequence, without exception, as their reference products. The company cited FDA’s emphasis on the importance the 3-D structures of proteins play in their biological functions and the ability of post-translational modifications to alter the proteins’ functions.

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