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18. Mar 2004
Jerini and Bachem announce collaboration for Icatibant production

Jerini AG and Bachem AG today announced a collaboration agreement for production and supply of Jerini´s lead compound Icatibant. At present, Icatibant is tested in several clinical trials to treat refractory ascites in liver cirrhosis as well as hereditary angioedema. By 2006 Jerini plan to bring Icatibant to market.

“With Bachem we have gained a reliable and experienced partner to secure fast high-quality production of Ica-tibant. Furthermore, Bachem is well experienced in regulatory affaires and procedures”, said Jochen Knolle, PhD, Jerini´s head of R&D.

“We are very pleased to contribute to further developing Icatibant by producing the substance and supporting all phases from clinical studies to market introduction. Icatibant for us seems to be a very promising drug compound”, said Walter Isler, Head of Marketing and Sales, Bachem AG.


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