Phage Biotechnology Corp Company Profile

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Phage Biotechnology Corporation (Phage) is a Delaware Corporation, incorporated in 1998 and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company has a manufacturing plant in Irvine, California, with research and development laboratories in Kiev, Ukraine. Currently Phage has approximately 75 employees worldwide. The Company was initially formed to manufacture recombinant protein pharmaceuticals as “generic” drugs. This initial focus has been expanded to also include the development of new pegylated forms of existing drugs, as well as single chain antibody pharmaceuticals to treat cancer, arthritis, and auto-immune diseases.
Phage is a biopharmaceutical corporation which manufactures protein pharmaceuticals. The protein pharmaceuticals fall into three main classes, including 1) “bio-similar” versions of marketed drugs whose patents have expired, 2) new drug candidates developed by Phage that will undergo clinical trials, including longer-acting versions of marketed protein products, and 3) a new class of biopharmaceuticals, Single Chain Antibodies, that will compete with monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer, arthritis, and autoimmune diseases. Utilizing a proprietary process, recombinant proteins can be produced with a unique combination of plasmid and bacteriophage technologies. This technology is being applied to the production of key protein pharmaceuticals, with multi-billion dollar estimated market values. Phage plans to manufacture and sell these protein products on a worldwide basis.
As a result of this production advantage, Phage is targeting the production and sale of drugs that no longer have patent protection. It is anticipated that the primary method for developing sales will be to offer buyers of these types of drugs a substantial price discount compared to all other pharmaceutical producers. It is estimated that Phage can discount its sales price for these drugs from between 30% to 50% of the sales price other companies are charging for the identical drugs. Even marketing these drugs at discounted levels will provide Phage with significant profit margins, in large part as a result of the minimal costs associated with manufacturing these drugs utilizing the Phage system. In addition to developing biopharmaceuticals whose patents have expired, Phage is also developing new pegylated versions of these drugs that should substantially increase the marketplace for these drugs. Most protein drugs must be injected, some daily, but pegylated versions of these drugs often go to once-weekly injections due to their much expanded half-life in the body’s circulation.


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Evaluation and Detection of Facial Propionibacterium Acnes Bacteria and Phage

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Phage II Trial of Stathmin as Predictive Biomarker for TPF Induction Chemotherapy in OSCC

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Bacteriophages for Treating Urinary Tract Infections in Patients Undergoing Transurethral Resection of the Prostate: A Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Double-blind Clinical Trial

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