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Ceragenix Announces Ceragenins Virtually Prevent Catheter Biofilm,Formation in 21 Day Study

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 12, 2007 - Ceragenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB:CGXP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on infectious disease and dermatology, today announced that a catheter treated with a Ceragenin compound demonstrated virtually no biofilm formation in a 21 day study.

In the study, polyurethane catheters treated with Ceragenins were soaked daily in a phosphate-suffered solution along with an untreated catheter. At day 21, the catheters were challenged with an inoculum of one million colony forming units of methicillin-resistant staph aurius (MRSA). The untreated control catheter had 30,000 bacterial colony forming units (CFUs) adhered to the catheter surface while the Ceragenin treated catheters had fewer than 100 CFUs adhered to the surface.

"This study demonstrates the potential for Ceragenins to be utilized as an antimicrobial treatment for indwelling medical devices," said Steven S. Porter, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "The duration efficacy of the Ceragenin treatment is also very significant, given that currently available antimicrobial coatings and treatments are generally efficacious for only 7 to 10 days. While further development work is needed, we are very encouraged by the results of this study."

The results of this study will be included in a webcast presentation being given later today by Dr. Paul B. Savage of Brigham Young University. Dr. Savage is the inventor of the Ceragenin technology, which Ceragenix has exclusively licensed from Brigham Young University. The webcast information is as follows: -0-

Date & Time:  March 12, 2007 @ 1:00 PM Eastern Time


Webcast link for viewing presentation

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