Following recent advances in genetic engineering, development of new pharmaceutical
products for the treatment of various diseases, previously difficult to
treat, has been carried out. Research and development are active across the world about the promising
next-generation drugs such as those making use of nucleic acid (nucleic
acid drucs) for gene expression regulation (antisense, decoy, siRNA, etc.),
inhibition of the function for specific target molecules withaptamers,
and so on.
We will continue our efforts for
development of nucleic acid-based new-generation medicines and diagnostic
reagents, with a goal set at becoming an enterprise contributing to human
welfare and health through nucleic acid technology development.
Announce for our management setup was changed
Today, we are pleased to announce that we concluded a share transfer agreement with Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
We have been running independent business for about 16 years, but recent demand of increasing for nucleic acids therapeutics and diagnostics manufacturing in the developmental stage, we should expand our capacity. So we decided to join the group of Ajinomoto. Ajinomoto Co., Ltd. has AJIPHASE® technology, which is the world's only mass-production technology for nucleic acid therapeutics, and they are growing as a nucleic acid therapeutics CDMO (=Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization). By combining Ajinomoto's manufacturing technology to our company's know-how and experience of solid phase synthesis technology, we are confident that could supply seamless support for nucleic acid therapeutics development from discovery to GMP manufacturing.
We will also actively develop new technologies related to nucleic acid therapeutics and diagnostic agents, taking advantage of our company's spirit of venture as well.
As a member of the Ajinomoto Group, we will continue to make further efforts working with the customer.
Director, General Manager of
Technical Support & Marketing / Business Development