CARMIEL, Israel, April 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT:PLX) (TASE:PLX), announced today that the first patient has been treated in the Company's phase I clinical trial of PRX-112, or Oral GCD, the Company's orally-administered enzyme product candidate for the treatment of Gaucher disease. Oral GCD is a plant cell expressed form of the glucocerebrosidase enzyme (GCD) that is naturally encapsulated within carrot cells and administered orally. Protalix expects the phase I trial to be completed during the third quarter of 2013.
Protalix BioTherapeutics Treats First Gaucher Patient In Phase I Study With PRX-112, An Orally-Administered Enzyme Treatment Of Gaucher Disease
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