EnviroTech :: Innovation
Lonza to Supply Commercial Volumes of Antibody Drug
4:57 AM MST | November 10, 2009 | Alex Scott
Lonza has disclosed that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Genmab’s antibody drug Arzerra, for treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), will be manufactured by Lonza. Arzerra, also known as ofatumumab, is a monoclonal antibody. The drug recently has been approved by the U.S. FDA. Lonza carried out process development and cGMP manufacturing services associated with the production of the drug. Lonza says it will supply the drug under the terms of a long-term supply agreement. Financial details were not disclosed. Some analysts suggest sales of the drug for...
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