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Endocyte Announces Presentations At The 244th American Chemical Society Meeting & Exposition

Stocks in this article: ECYT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Aug. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Endocyte, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECYT), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted small molecule drug conjugates (SMDCs) and companion imaging diagnostics for personalized therapy, today announced that three posters will be presented by Endocyte scientists at the 244 th American Chemical Society (ACS) Meeting & Exposition to be held in Philadelphia, Aug. 19 – 23, 2012.

"Positive clinical data have already demonstrated the potential of Endocyte's highly versatile modular platform to develop SMDCs," said Iontcho Vlahov, Ph.D., vice president of discovery chemistry. "At this ACS meeting the focus of our first presentation is centered on a proprietary, large scale synthesis of a novel derivative of Tubulysin B, a super-potent chemotherapeutic agent. The advantage of this 'tailored' molecule for conjugation with our novel guidance system is demonstrated as well. Our second presentation reveals the design of dimer war heads, based on the powerful DNA-cross-linking drug Mitomycin C, and the third presentation details newly discovered regio-selectivities for conjugation to targeting ligands of the anti-cancer drugs Etoposide and Mithramycin." 

Presentations are as follows:

Abstract #:  42
Title:  "Regio-selective activation of Mithramycin and Etoposide for synthesis of their folate conjugates"
When:  Sunday, Aug. 19, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. EDT
Session ID:  General Poster Session
Location:  Pennsylvania Convention Center, Hall D
   
Abstract #:  62
Title:  "Design and Synthesis of Novel bis-Mitomycins and Their Folate Conjugates for Targeted Cancer Therapies"
When:  Sunday, Aug. 19, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. EDT
Session ID:  General Poster Session
Location:  Pennsylvania Convention Center, Hall D
   
Abstract #:  304
Title:  "Efficient Synthesis of an Activated Tubulysin B Derivative for Ligand Targeting"
When:  Wednesday, Aug. 22, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. EDT
Session ID:  General Poster Session
Location:  Pennsylvania Convention Center, Grand Ballroom

About Endocyte

Endocyte is a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases. Endocyte uses its proprietary technology to create novel SMDCs and companion imaging diagnostics for personalized targeted therapies. The company's SMDCs actively target receptors that are over-expressed on diseased cells, relative to healthy cells. This targeted approach is designed to enable the treatment of patients with highly active drugs at greater doses, delivered more frequently, and over longer periods of time than would be possible with the untargeted drug alone. The companion imaging diagnostics are designed to identify patients whose disease over-expresses the target of the therapy and who are therefore more likely to benefit from treatment.

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