T20K – Lead Drug For MS

T20K is a unique compound that has been shown by the researchers in Vienna and Freiburg to inhibit pro-inflammatory cytokines such as IL2 and effectively reduce clinical symptoms in an animal model for multiple sclerosis after oral administration. At therapeutic, doses no signs of toxicity has been observed.

A Diverse Product Portfolio

Cyclotides can be modified, while keeping the core cyclotide drug structure, to introduce a variety of novel pharmaceutical properties for selected diseases. This offers a great opportunity for Cyxone to build a diverse product portfolio over time.

Cyxone is aiming to bring T20K through a clinical program for RMS with targeted market approval in year 2023


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