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Drug Names(s): Cerubidine
DaunoXome is the liposomal formulation of daunorubicin, an antibiotic that has antimitotic and cytotoxic activities. It inhibits DNA replication by binding to DNA between base pairs and it inhibits topoisomerase II, an enzyme involved in DNA replication.
DaunoXome is sold in the U.S. by the Company's U.S. commercial team and by independent distributors abroad.
Almac and Galen
In April 2004, Galen was acquired by the Almac Group.
Galen and Gilead
In February 2012, Galen announced that the Company has acquired the chemotherapy agent, DaunoXome (daunorubicin citrate liposome injection) from Gilead Sciences. Galen US will market DaunoXome in the United States and will be made available through wholesalers.
Pink Sheet In Brief: NexStar's DaunoXome
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