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Catalent Collaborates with Minomic to Develop Prostate Cancer Treatment


Catalent announced on Aug. 27 that it is collaborating with privately-held Australian biomarker research company, Minomic International Limited, to develop MIL-38, an antibody drug conjugate (ADC) for prostate cancer therapy. Under the agreement, Catalent will initially produce the antibody for a clinical study with a view to larger scale production, subject to a successful outcome.

The antibody production project incorporates Catalent’s proprietary GPEx technology, which creates stable, high-yielding mammalian cell lines typically getting drug development projects to clinic in one-third the time of traditional approaches, Catalent reports. The advantages of applying GPEx technology span from early feasibility studies, to clinical manufacturing, to commercial scale production.

If the initial clinical study proves successful, the antibody will be produced at Catalent’s biomanufacturing facility in Madison, WI.

Source: Catalent

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