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Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Receives Award from NIAID to Develop Antibiotic Treatment for Gonorrhea
Date:9/14/2009

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About Delafloxacin

Delafloxacin, a novel, broad spectrum, next-generation fluoroquinolone, has demonstrated better activity than other quinolones against Gram-positive bacteria, including isolates of MRSA that are quinolone-resistant. Recently, Rib-X has announced positive results from a Phase 2 trial utilizing the IV formulation of delafloxacin in complicated skin and skin structure infections (cSSSI). Delafloxacin successfully completed two previous Phase 2 trials with the oral formulation. In microbiological tests of large numbers of contemporary clinical isolates, the compound has been shown to be at least 32-fold more potent than levofloxacin, ciprofloxacin, gatifloxacin and moxifloxacin against quinolone-resistant MRSA (MIC90 of = 0.5 ug/ml for delafloxacin compared to > 16 ug/ml for all other quinolones) and twice as potent as daptomycin against MRSA. Additionally, delafloxacin was shown to more potent than ciprofloxacin against N. gonorrhoeae (MIC90 of = 0.06 ug/ml for delafloxacin compared to > 16 ug/ml for ciprofloxacin). Delafloxacin has also been shown to be more potent than existing quinolones against a range of Gram-positive, anaerobic and Gram-negative organisms. Rib-X is currently developing both IV and oral formulations of delafloxacin for use in surgical prophylaxis and other therapeutic arenas within the over $9.9 billion hospital antibiotic market.

About Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a product-driven small molecule drug discovery and development company focused on the structure-based design of new classes of antibiotics. The Company's underlying drug discovery engine capitalizes on its proprietary high-resolution crystal structure of the ribosome, which performs an essential role in protein synthesis. Many known, commercially valuable antibiotics exert their effects by binding to the bacterial ribosome. The Compa
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