NEW YORK and CARMIEL, Israel, March 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT:PLX) (TASE:PLX) announced today that the Brazilian National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA, Agencia Nacional de Vigilancia Sanitaria) has granted regulatory approval to UPLYSO™ (alfataliglicerase) for the long-term enzyme replacement therapy for adults with a confirmed diagnosis of Type I Gaucher disease. Gaucher disease is a rare lysosomal storage disorder that affects approximately 10,000 people worldwide.
UPLYSO(TM) (alfataliglicerase) Approved In Brazil By ANVISA For The Treatment Of Gaucher Disease
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