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pharming

(fär′mĭng)
n.
The production of pharmaceuticals from genetically altered plants or animals.

pharm v.
Biotechnology (1) The production of useful molecules—e.g., proteins and pharmaceuticals from genetically engineered animals or plants
(2) The process of genetically engineering crops to protect them or consumers from disease
Informatics A portmanteau of phishing and farming. Phishing is a type of computer attack to obtain access credentials such as user names and passwords
Substance abuse A putative type of recreational drug use by teenagers in the US suburbs in which they borrow multiple prescription drugs from their home medicine cabinets, take them to parties and pool the pills in bowls for free consumption, based on the assumption that if enough of them have ‘borrowed’ enough of the right prescription drugs from the family medicine cabinets, some sort of desirable neuropharmacologic effect will ensue

pharming

use of genetically manipulated farm animals, for example sheep and goats, and crop plants in order to produce large quantities of expensive human proteins of pharmaceutical value.
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This approval will enable significant improvements in Ruconest s competitiveness and will allow Pharming to meet future global demands with a secure supply chain agreement on the long term for the treatment of HAE as well as follow-up indications.
The acquisition of DNage will provide Pharming with access to highly innovative products and a technology platform for new markets in the areas of ageing and cancer," said Dr.
Pharming has obtained access to processes and know-how for the large scale GMP grade purification of recombinant fibrinogen.
Santarus and Pharming caution you that statements included in this press release that are not a description of historical facts are forward-looking statements.
Pharming has submitted orphan drug applications with rhC1INH for specific new indications beyond HAE.
In 1998, Pharming formed a joint venture with Genzyme for the development and commercialization of transgenic human alpha-Glucosidase for Pompe's disease.
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RUCONEST is commercialized by Pharming in Austria, Germany and The Netherlands.
Sijmen de Vries, Pharming s CEO commented: With this second tranche of our equity working capital facility we would expect to be able to complete Study 1310 and analyse the primary endpoint results.
Under the terms of the agreement, Pharming has received an upfront payment of US $18.
Pharming attacks are a growing crime that is invisible to victims, but easy to protect against with the Catbird Anti-Pharming Shield[TM].
Pharming has a unique GMP compliant, validated platform for the production of recombinant human proteins that has proven capable of producing industrial volumes of high quality recombinant human protein in a more economical way compared to current cell-based technologies.