Phrixus


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Phrixus

(frĭk`səs): see Golden FleeceGolden Fleece,
in Greek mythology, the magic fleece of the winged ram that saved Phrixus and Helle, the children of Nephele and Athamas, from the jealousy of Ino, Athamas' second wife.
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Phrixus is currently preparing for a Phase 2 trial of Carmeseal-MD in non-ambulatory patients with DMD with support from the NIH National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
Like Spenser, Seneca takes each sign of the zodiac in turn, beginning with Aries, to whose exploits with Helle and Phrixus he also refers:
According to the legend, Jason's uncle Athamas had two children, Phrixus and Helle, by his first wife, Nephele.
By a happy chance, they saved the four sons of Phrixus from shipwreck and were led by them to their home, Colchis, where King Aeetes kept the Fleece.
Most recently he was President and CEO of Phrixus Pharmaceuticals, where he raised venture funding for the company's Phase II clinical trial in heart failure.
Finally, she says that the existence of the ass will add credence to stories about Phrixus, Arion, and Europa, which involve mythical animals who saved them, and that 'If Jupiter truly bellowed with the throat of a bull, perhaps in this ass I am riding lurks the face of a man or the likeness of a god.