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FDA Gives Nod to Protalix's Elelyso in Gaucher Disease

By Marie Powers
Staff Writer

Thursday, May 3, 2012
Late Tuesday, the FDA increased the options available in Type I Gaucher disease by approving Elelyso (taliglucerase alfa), a recombinant version of the hydrolytic human lysosomal enzyme glucocerebrosidase. The compound was discovered by Protalix BioTherapeutics Inc., which is partnered with Pfizer Inc. on development and commercialization outside Israel.

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