DelSite has completed a series of toxicology studies on GelSite polymer and the delivery platforms. A Drug Master File (DMF) for use of GelSite polymer was filed in 2005 with both the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) and the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Carrington's wholly-owned subsidiary DelSite Biotechnologies, Inc. is developing its proprietary GelSite technology designed to provide controlled release of peptide and protein-based drugs and vaccines. DelSite is currently developing a nasal powder vaccine using its GelVac formula with the H5N1 avian flu antigen. This work is partially funded by two grants from NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) of NIH (National Institutes of Health) under the Department of Health and Human Services.
Carrington Laboratories, Inc. is an ISO 9001-certified, research-based, biopharmaceutical and consumer products company currently utilizing naturally-occurring complex carbohydrates to manufacture and market products for mucositis, radiation dermatitis, and wound and oral care. Carrington also manufactures and markets consumer products and manufactures quality products for other companies. Manufacturing operations comply with cGMP drug standards. Carrington's technology is protected by more than 130 patents in 26 countries. Select products carry the CE mark, recognized by more than 20 countries around the world. For more information, visit http://www.carringtonlabs.com.
Certain statements in this release concerning Carrington/DelSite may be
forward-looking. Actual events will be dependent upon a number of factors
and risks including, but not limited to: subsequent changes in plans by the
Company's management; delays or
|SOURCE Carrington Laboratories, Inc.|
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