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Galaxy Biotech, LLC
Drug Names(s): TAK-701
Description: HuL2G7 is a recombinant, humanized antibody that blocks the activity of human Hepatocyte Growth Factor (HGF), a growth factor believed to mediate proliferation, metastasis,anti-apoptosis and neoangiogenesis of many types of tumors.
In July 2006, Takeda signed a licensing agreement with Galaxy Biotech for HuL2G7. Under the agreement, Takeda is licensed to exclusively develop, manufacture, and sell HuL2G7 worldwide. Takeda Pharmaceutical will make an upfront payment of $2 million, milestone payments on future development and royalties on product sales.
In July 2012, Takeda returned all rights to HuL2G7 to Galaxy.
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