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Nanotherapeutics, Inc.

Drug Names(s): Laromustine, VNP40101M, Onrigin, NTO-1152

Description: Cloretazine is a sulfonylhydrazine alkylating agent that exerts its effects by damaging DNA. Cloretazine demonstrated a broad spectrum of anti-tumor activity in preclinical studies, including activity in selected cell lines resistant to other alkylating agents such as BCNU, cyclophosphamide and melphalan.

Deal Structure: Cloretazine was originally developed by Vion Pharmaceuticals.

In July 2011, Nanotherapeutics announced that it had acquired Cloretazine. Nanotherapeutics also acquired the U.S. and foreign patent estate covering the clinical program and announced that it will continue developing the clinical program for drug approval.

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