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BioWa Announces Second Japanese License of POTELLIGENT(R) Technology to Otsuka Pharmaceutical
Date:10/5/2009

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BioWa, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (Otsuka) to provide Otsuka with access to BioWa's POTELLIGENT® Technology platform for the research, development and commercialization of their antibody therapeutics with enhanced antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity (ADCC). BioWa's first Japanese pharmaceutical POTELLIGENT® License was initiated in May, 2007 with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

"We are delighted about our partnership with Otsuka, a global healthcare company with a strong tradition in molecular discovery," commented Dr. Masamichi Koike, BioWa's President and CEO. "We are pleased to be in a position to augment Otsuka's impressive pipeline."

Under the terms of the license agreement, BioWa grants Otsuka non-exclusive rights to research, develop and commercialize therapeutic antibodies generated through POTELLIGENT® Technology for an undisclosed number of targets. In return, BioWa will receive an upfront payment, development milestone payments and royalties on products. Other details of the agreement are not disclosed.

About POTELLIGENT® Technology

POTELLIGENT® Technology improves potency and efficacy of antibody therapeutics, by enhancing ADCC, one of the major mechanisms of action for antibody therapeutics. POTELLIGENT® Technology involves the reduction of the amount of fucose in the carbohydrate structure of an antibody using a proprietary fucosyltransferase-knockout CHO cell line as a production cell. Research shows that POTELLIGENT® Technology dramatically enhances ADCC activity of an antibody in vitro, and significantly increases potency and efficacy of the antibody in vivo. A number of POTELLIGENT® antibodies are being investigated in human clinical trials.

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