Navigation Links
Codexis Expands Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Partnerships
Date:2/17/2010

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Codexis, Inc. today announced two separate collaborations in pharmaceutical manufacturing with Dishman Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals and AMPAC Fine Chemicals LLC (AFC), a subsidiary of American Pacific Corporation. These agreements expand the application of Codexis technology to a broadened pipeline of branded innovator pharmaceutical products.

Under the new agreements, Codexis will apply its proprietary biocatalyst technology to selected therapeutic products in the collaborators' portfolios to reduce cost, increase manufacturing efficiency and lessen environmental impact.  Codexis technology is used at innovator pharmaceutical companies to enable cost-effective manufacturing processes at commercial scale.

Dishman, headquartered in Ahmedabad, India, is a global outsourcing partner manufacturing active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and intermediates for the pharmaceutical industry.  Dishman operates 12 API and intermediate production facilities in India, China, Switzerland and the UK manufacturing products for leading global innovator drug companies worldwide.  Under the terms of the agreement, Codexis and Dishman will work exclusively to supply intermediates and active ingredients manufactured using Codexis technology to a select group of innovators; Dishman will be Codexis' preferred CMO partner for new opportunities at other innovators.  

AFC, headquartered in Rancho Cordova, CA, is a custom manufacturer of pharmaceutical fine chemicals.  The company specializes in technology using high energetic chemistry and other specific technologies which are advantageous for certain classes of products.  

"These new partnerships bring Codexis technology to an expanded portfolio of innovator pharmaceutical products.  They will be important as we continue to serve our pharmaceutical customers worldwide," said Alan Shaw, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer.

Codexis, Inc. is a leading provider of optimized biocatalysts that make existing industrial processes faster, cleaner and more efficient than current methods and have the potential to make new industrial processes possible at commercial scale.  Codexis has commercialized its biocatalysts in the pharmaceutical industry and is developing biocatalysts for use in producing advanced biofuels under a multi-year research and development collaboration. The company is also using its technology platform to pursue biocatalyst-enabled solutions in other bioindustrial markets, including carbon management, water treatment and chemicals. 

Contact: Lyn Christenson, lyn.christenson@codexis.com, 650-421-8144 or Saskia Sidenfaden, ssidenfaden@mww.com, 212-827-3771.

SOURCE Codexis, Inc.

RELATED LINKS
http://www.codexis.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE Codexis, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Codexis Names Fernando Valle Research Fellow
2. Codexis, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
3. Codexis Expands Collaboration with Teva
4. Biodel Inc. Expands Ongoing Phase III VIAject(TM) Clinical Trials Into Europe
5. BiPar Expands Management Team to Advance Lead PARP Inhibitor Product Candidate Into Phase 2 Trials for Cancer
6. Cellectar Expands Clinical Management Team
7. VIA Pharmaceuticals Expands Clinical Trial Program for VIA-2291 in Acute Coronary Syndrome
8. PAREXEL Expands Late Phase Clinical Research Services and Appoints Leading Pharmacoepidemiology Expert Victor Kiri
9. Millennium Expands VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) For Injection Program In Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
10. PAREXEL Expands Global Clinical Pharmacology Capabilities
11. BiPar Sciences Expands Clinical Program for BSI-201, a Novel DNA Repair Inhibitor, in Brain Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/27/2016)... , April 27, 2016 ... titled, "Skincare Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, ... to the report, the global skincare devices market was ... anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 10.1% from ... 2023. Browse the full Skincare Devices Market (Treatment ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... 2016 Research and ... Anesthesia Disposables Market 2016-2020"  report to their ... ,The global anesthesia disposables market is set ... during the period 2016-2020.  Healthcare-acquired ... patients, safety. Organizations like the CDC and ...
(Date:4/26/2016)... Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) is pleased ... Pharm D., to Vice President of Education and Quality. ... will continue to lead and oversee Diplomat University, an ... and training to Diplomat employees and external professionals on ... also houses the quality assurance department, which focuses on ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... awareness and author of best seller "LOVE, MEDICINE and MIRACLES") addresses touchy topics ... 2, 2016 and podcasted thereafter . Dr. Bernie Siegel, author of a ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... Coast Dental ... 16, 2016, at its new location in the Exchange Furniture Mall at 112 Vilseck ... for a 50-inch Samsung Smart TV. Plus attendees will have the opportunity to meet ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... announced that student team BioCellection won the $30,000 Perlman Grand Prize of the 2016 ... the Gloeckner Undergraduate Award, the Michelson People‚Äôs Choice Award, and the Committee Award ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ON (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... and the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA), is pleased to announce the launch of ... gluten-free products, nutritional articles, recipes, and more. The purpose of the GFCP ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... New York City based oral and maxillofacial surgeon Dr. Majid ... effective way to treat obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Jamali is proud to offer this permanent ... that involves one or both jaw bones. This surgery is performed to correct the alignment ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):