CARMIEL, Israel, Oct. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT:PLX) (TASE:PLX), announced today initial positive results from its phase I clinical trial of oral glucocerebrosidase (GCD), or Oral GCD (PRX-112), in patients with Gaucher disease. In the trial, Oral GCD was well-tolerated, and active enzyme was detected in patients' blood circulation. Oral GCD is an orally available form of the plant cell-expressed enzyme, glucocerebrosidase or GCD, which is the same active substance as the Company's approved enzyme replacement therapy, ELELYSO™. Oral GCD is an active form of human glucocerebrosidase which is naturally encapsulated within the carrot cells in which it is produced.
Protalix BioTherapeutics Announces Positive Phase I Clinical Trial Results For Oral GCD In Gaucher Disease Patients
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