molecular entity


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molecular entity

[mə′lek·yə·lər ′en·təd·ē]
(chemistry)
A chemically or isotopically distinct atom, molecule, ion, complex, free radical, or similar unit that can be distinguished from other kinds of units.
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Additionally, Chidamide is a new molecular entity with global patent protection developed by Chipscreen Biosciences, China's first international-recognised subtype selective histone deacetylation enzyme (HDAC) oral inhibitor and a national class 1.1 drug.
Chicago: Fitch Ratings said new molecular entity (NME) approvals are down 44% year over year.
NKTR-181 is a new molecular entity and the first analgesic opioid molecule to exhibit a reduced incidence of specific CNS-mediated side effects, such as euphoria, through the targeted alteration of brain-entry kinetics.
These projects include the clinical development of three products in Phase 3 and a new molecular entity in Phase 1, preparations for the upcoming release of two products for psoriasis in Europe, one is a biological product and to continue to support the new launchings during 2016 in the United States as well as growth in the aesthetic area.
Despite the odds of a new molecular entity becoming an approved drug being extremely long, the dominant IP is vested in chemical composition of matter.
Andrey Leonov, Chief Executive Officer of Incuron, LLC, commented, "We are excited to start clinical trials with CBLC137, a proprietary new molecular entity. This initial trial is expected to generate valuable input on the future development of CBLC137.
They, along with efficacy, are critical properties in determining whether a new molecular entity will become a clinical candidate and subsequently, another drug on the market.
Considered a new molecular entity by the FDA, naproxcinod, which is taken orally, is enzymatically cleaved in vivo to release two active metabolites-naproxen and nitric oxide.
"We also considered the patient populations in need of additional treatment options, existing treatments and whether this was a new molecular entity."
A phybrid is a peptide hybrid molecule that combines the pharmacological effects of two peptide hormones into a single molecular entity.
Tekturna, a new molecular entity (NME), is the first high blood pressure drug approved by FDA that inhibits renin, a kidney enzyme associated with the regulation of blood pressure.
Anthelios SX, which is sponsored by L'Oreal, contains ecamsule, a new molecular entity (NME) compound marketed in Europe and Canada as Mexoryl SX.

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