Published in Drug Law Weekly, June 23rd, 2009
"Prospect Therapeutics' lead product candidate, GCS-100, is a carbohydrate molecule which inhibits the activity of Galectin-3, a protein found in high concentration in a broad range of human cancers. Prospect reported that GCS-100 could induce apoptosis of cancer cells and that clinical trial results indicated that reduction in leukemic cell number could be obtained without severe side effects.
"In addition to its direct effect on tumor cells, GCS-100 could have...
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