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Pfenex Inc. Awards Paragon Bioservices a Contract for cGMP Manufacturing of its Recombinant Protective Antigen (rPA), for Phase 1 Clinical Trial of its Anthrax Vaccine
Date:11/5/2013

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfenex Inc. today announced that it has awarded Paragon Bioservices a contract for the current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) manufacturing of its rPA based anthrax vaccine. Paragon Bioservices will implement the cGMP-ready Pfenex Expression Technology™-based production process that has been developed at Pfenex, through its vaccines division.  Funding will be provided by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA).

"We are pleased to award this contract to Paragon Bioservices," stated Bertrand C. Liang, Chief Executive Officer. "This is the next step in reaching our common objective with BARDA to develop an anthrax vaccine with a product capable of achieving the goals of the Strategic National Stockpile for the U. S. Government, including cost, shelf life, and administration improvements. With Paragon Bioservices we believe we will rapidly implement the large-scale cGMP production of the rPA required for our Phase 1 clinical trial."

Marco A. Chacon, Ph.D., CEO of Paragon stated, "My team and I are dedicated to providing manufacturing support to Pfenex, using their powerful protein expression technology. This project becomes all the more important since it will enrich the national armamentarium of vaccines against potential bio weapons."

About Pfenex Inc.

Pfenex Inc. is a biotechnology company developing biosimilars and innovative vaccines to address unmet and growing global healthcare needs. Utilizing the company's core technology, Pfenex Expression Technology™ for recombinant protein expression, Pfenex is able to rapidly develop and produce high quality therapeutics. In addition, Pfenex also produces and markets research proteins and reagent proteins for the research and drug development community through its Reagent Proteins division. For more information please visit www.pfenex.com  

About Paragon Bioservices Inc.

Founded in 1990, Paragon Bioservices is a contract research and manufacturing organization whose focus is the production of reagent-grade proteins and biopharmaceuticals for clinical use. Areas of expertise include: Vaccines, VLP technologies, therapeutic proteins, monoclonal antibodies and viral vectors. The cGMP manufacturing space includes microbial and mammalian suites, fill-finish, and fully-segregated Virus/BSL-3 facilities.


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