CARMIEL, Israel, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Russell Investment Group has advised Protalix Biotherapeutics (Amex: PLX) that there will be a float weight adjustment effective after the close of trading on September 28, 2007 in the following indexes: Russell 2000, Russell 2000 Growth, Russell 2500, Russell 2500 Growth, Russell Global Small Cap, Russell 3000, Russell 3000 Growth, Russell Small Cap Completeness and the Russell Small Cap Completeness Growth.
About Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc.
Protalix is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company. Its goal is to become a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary recombinant therapeutic proteins to be expressed through its proprietary plant cell based protein expression system, ProCellEx(TM). ProCellEx presents a proprietary method for the expression of recombinant proteins that Protalix believes is safe and scalable and will allow for the cost-effective, industrial-scale production of recombinant therapeutic proteins. Protalix has initiated enrollment and treatment of patients in its pivotal phase III clinical trial of its lead product candidate, prGCD, for enzyme replacement therapy of Gaucher disease, a lysosomal storage disorder in humans. The final design of the pivotal phase III clinical trial is based on an agreement reached by Protalix with the United States Food and Drug Administration, through its Special Protocol Assessment (SPA). Protalix is also advancing additional recombinant biopharmaceutical drug development programs.
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To the extent that statements in this press release are not strictly historical, all such statements are forward-looking, and are made pursuant to the safe-harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual future experience and results to differ materially from the statements made. These statements are based on our current beliefs and expectations as to such future outcomes. Drug discovery and development involve a high degree of risk. Factors that might cause such a material difference include, among others, uncertainties related to the ability to attract and retain partners for our technologies and products under development, the identification of lead compounds, the successful preclinical development of our products, the completion of clinical trials, the review process of the FDA, foreign regulatory bodies and other governmental regulation, and other factors described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The statements are valid only as of the date hereof and we disclaim any obligation to update this information.
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