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Caprion Licenses Antibody Technologies, Therapeutic Antibodies from Sunol Molecular

NEW YORK, June 7 (GenomeWeb News) - Caprion Pharmaceuticals has acquired humanized monoclonal antibody technologies as well as therapeutic antibodies from Miramar, Fla.-based Sunol Molecular, the company said today.


Caprion, based in Montreal, plans to apply the antibody technologies to develop therapeutics against tumor antigens it discovered using its proteomic profiling technology. Initially, the company will focus on solid tumors.


The therapeutic antibodies, which are currently in phase I clinical trials, are being developed to treat Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome resulting from E. coli infection.

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