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IDRI, Hisun to Partner in Developing TB Candidate CPZEN-45

06:46 EDT 24 Aug 2017 | Genetic Engineering News

IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) said today it has partnered with Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical (Hisun) to continue development of a late preclinical tuberculosis (TB) drug candidate that has shown potential for treating antibiotic-resistant TB. The value of the partnership was not disclosed. CPZEN-45 is an inhalable nucleoside antibiotic that according to IDRI has shown efficacy against both drug sensitive and multidrug (MDR) TB and extensively drug resistant (XDR) TB. CPZEN-45 was discovered by the Institute of Microbial Chemistry (IMC), a nonprofit research institute located in Tokyo , Japan.  CPZEN-45 is designed to work by inhibiting cell wall synthesis for Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) the bacterium that causes TB. CPZEN-45 was discovered by the Institute of Microbial Chemistry (IMC), a nonprofit research institute in Tokyo. “In 2003, when we were exploring derivatives of the caprazamycin family, which are liponucleoside antibiotics, we were surprised to find ...

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