Creative BioMolecules Inc. (NASDAQ:CBMI) of Hopkinton, Mass.,announced that its platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) isable to accelerate the healing of duodenal ulcers and reduce theseverity of chronic gastritis in preclinical studies. Moreover,PDGF had no effect on the normal function of thegastrointestinal tract. The data were presented at the AmericanGastroenterological Association meeting.

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