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Morphotek(R), Inc. Announces a Research Collaboration Agreement with Synageva BioPharma Corporation to Develop Potential Treatments for Cancer and Infectious Disease
Date:7/1/2009

EXTON, Penn., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, announced a research collaboration agreement with Synageva BioPharma Corporation to express and develop therapeutic monoclonal antibodies for the potential treatment of various forms of cancer and infectious disease.

Under the terms of the agreement, Synageva will use its proprietary Synageva Expression Platform (SEP(TM)) technology and its expertise to produce and develop a therapeutic monoclonal antibody. SEP(TM) is an integrated platform of proprietary systems for protein production, processing and purification.

"Morphotek is an industry leader in antibody discovery and development," said Sanj K. Patel, President and Chief Executive Officer of Synageva BioPharma Corporation. "Their commitment to utilizing Synageva's platform is a testament to the strength of our science and product development capabilities and we are excited about the potential for this collaboration."

"We have a rich pipeline of antibody products such as MORAb-003, or farletuzumab, for ovarian cancer in Phase III, MORAb-009 for pancreatic cancer in Phase II and MORAb-004 that is pan-cancer specific in Phase I," stated Philip M. Sass, PhD, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Morphotek, Inc. "We are always exploring new ways that may enhance the manufacturing process for our antibody products as a means to fulfill Eisai's hhc mission."

Through the use of its proprietary MORPHODOMA(R) technology, Morphotek develops optimized antibodies, including antibodies optimized for affinity and/or titer, for therapeutic applications and high-titer manufacturing cell lines. The company has assembled a portfolio of lead human and humanized antibodies to antigens associated with cancer, neovascular, inflammatory and infectious disease. The antibodies within the company's pipeline are targeted against a
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