Allergan exercises third option for Molecule Partners’ DARPin products

Allergan has exercised a third option to develop and commercialize DARPin product candidates from Molecular Partners and will receive an exclusive license for select multi-DARPin candidates in ophthalmology, according to a Molecular Partners press release.
DARPin products, a class of protein therapeutics, include the long-acting mono-DARPin abicipar, a drug candidate that inhibits VEGF-A and is currently under investigation for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema.
For the exercise of the third option, Allergan will pay regulatory and sales milestone

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