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Ocera Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Status for AST-120 for Pouchitis
Date:1/7/2008

et exclusivity of the product for seven years, in addition to other incentives.

AST-120 was in-licensed from Kureha Corporation, Japan in 2005 and is currently being studied in a Phase 3 trial in Fistulizing Crohn's disease.

About Ocera Therapeutics, Inc.

Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. is a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on the licensing, development and commercialization of proprietary compounds to treat a broad range of gastrointestinal and liver diseases. Ocera is based in San Diego and is pursuing the development of AST-120 in Crohn's disease, Pouchitis and conducting proof of concept trials in other gastrointestinal and liver diseases including, Hepatic Encephalopathy, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Proton Pump Inhibitor-resistant Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Ocera Therapeutics has raised $26.5 million dollars in venture financing from Domain Associates, Sofinnova Ventures and Thomas, McNerney & Partners. Additional information on the Company can be found at http://www.oceratherapeutics.com.

For more information on Pouchitis, visit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America website at http://www.ccfa.org.

Media Contact: Company Contact:

Melissa Hill Laurent Fischer

Porter Novelli Life Sciences Ocera Therapeutics, Inc.

619-849-6004 858-436-3901

mhill@pnlifesciences.com lfischer@ocerainc.com


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