- Pacgen Provides Update on Licensed Product, PAC-113
Pacgen Provides Update on Licensed Product, PAC-113
Vancouver, BC, Canada (June 11, 2015)-Pacgen Life Science Corporation (“Pacgen” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: PBS) disclosed today that its licensing partner, General Biologicals Corporation (“GBC”) (Taiwan OTC: 4117.TWO), has announced acceptance of abstract entitled “P113-derived peptides as novel inhibitors for drug resistant Candida spp” at the 6thCongress of European Microbiologist (“FEMS 2015”) held in Maastricht, Netherlands. The abstract highlights findings of a research study conducted by Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Department of Life Sciences of National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan in collaboration with GBC.
The Company also disclosed that GBC has launched non-prescription over-the-counter (“OTC”) products containing PAC-113 in Taiwan including cosmetic skin-care products, oral hygiene products and intimate hygiene products. These non-prescription OTC products can be purchased on-line at www.p113lab.com and several local stores in Taiwan. GBC plans to formally launch these products through its existing global distribution channels in July 2015.
Pacgen is a life science technology company focused on the commercialization of biomedical products and services, including its previous development of novel therapeutic drug candidates. For additional information, please visit www.pacgenlife.com.
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