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Pepscan Achieves First Milestone in Research Collaboration With Genmab
Date:3/10/2009

LELYSTAD, The Netherlands, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepscan Therapeutics (Pepscan) today announced that it has earned a milestone payment from Genmab A/S. The milestone payment arises from an ongoing Research Collaboration aimed at identifying human antibodies against intractable targets. Pepscan is responsible for using it CLIPS(TM) technology to generate immunogens that mimic the protein targets to induce human antibodies against these intractable targets.

Under the terms of the collaboration agreement, Pepscan is eligible to receive additional payments from Genmab upon the achievement of certain development and regulatory milestones. Pepscan is also eligible to receive royalties on potential sales of any therapeutics developed as a result of the collaboration.

"The achievement of this milestone further validates Pepscan's CLIPS(TM) platform", said Rob Meloen, CSO of Pepscan Therapeutics. "We are pleased to see the significant progress that has been made in the collaboration with Genmab."

About Intractable Targets

"Intractable" Targets are drug targets that would be desirable to address with monoclonal antibodies but are inaccessible with alternative commercially available technologies. This can be due to the fact that target proteins are buried to a large extent very close to the cell surface or in the cell membrane or due to poor immunogenicity of the protein or desirable epitopes.

About Pepscan Therapeutics

Pepscan Therapeutics is a product focused immunotherapy company based in the Netherlands. It has developed a pipeline of therapeutic vaccine and antibody programs of which the most advanced is in Phase II clinical testing. Pepscan's proprietary and innovative CLIPS(TM) technology has proven to yield functional antibodies reactive with a range of complex proteins, including GPCRs.

About CLIPS(TM) Technology

Chemically Linked Immunogenic Peptides on Scaffolds (CLIPS(TM)) is a technology to present one or more peptides in a structurally constrained configuration. These molecules behave as functional mimics of complex protein domains that serve as superior immunogens in the induction and selection of antibodies against disease relevant protein targets. This is especially valuable in the case of proteins that are inaccessible as recombinant proteins (e.g. GPCRs, ion channels, patented proteins).


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