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Genentech Inc., is a biotechnology corporation which became a subsidiary of Roche in 2009. Genentech Research and Early Development operates as an independent center within Roche.As of August 2013, Genentech employed more than 12,300 people. In July 2014, Genentech announced its acquisition of Seragon for up to $1.725 billion. Wikipedia.


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Genentech and Novartis | Date: 2017-06-14

The present application relates to highly concentrated antibody and protein formulations with reduced viscosity that are stable, relatively isotonic and are of low turbidity. The formulations are particularly suitable for subcutaneous administration. The application further describes articles of manufacture containing such formulations and methods for using them to treat disorders treatable by the formulated antibody or protein. The formulations comprise arginine-HCl, histidine and polysorbate.


The present invention is directed to a novel naturally occurring human cytokine that is comprised of a heterodimer of interleukin-17 and interleukin-17F designated herein as interleukin 17A/F (IL-17 A/F). Also provided herein are vectors and host cells comprising those nucleic acid sequences, chimeric polypeptide molecules comprising the polypeptides of the present invention fused to heterologous polypeptide sequences, specific antibodies which bind to the polypeptides of the present invention and to methods for producing the polypeptides of the present invention. Further provided herein are methods for treating degenerative cartilaginous disorders and other inflammatory diseases.


This invention relates to novel compounds of formula (I) which are inhibitors of T790M containing EGFR mutants, to pharmaceutical compositions containing them, to processes for their preparation, and to their use in therapy for the prevention or treatment of cancer.


The invention provides combinations comprising a) compound of formula I: or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof wherein R^(1), R^(2), R^(5), R^(10), and A have any of the values defined in the specification; and b) one or more agents selected from 5-FU, a platinum agent, leucovorin, irinotecan, docetaxel, doxorubicin, gemcitabine, SN-38, capecitabine, temozolomide, paclitaxel, bevacizumab, pertuzumab, tamoxifen, rapamycin and lapatinib. The combinations are particularly useful for treating hyperproliferative disorders, such as cancer.


Patent
Genentech | Date: 2017-02-27

The present invention concerns novel antibody variants, particularly anti-HER2 antibody variants having substitutions at positions within the variable domains of the heavy and light chains


The present invention concerns cancer biomarkers. In particular, the invention concerns HGF as a biomarker for patient selection and patient prognosis in cancer, as well as methods of therapeutic treatment, articles of manufacture and methods for making them, diagnostic kits, methods of detection and methods of advertising related thereto.


Patent
Genentech | Date: 2017-05-31

The invention herein provides isolated antibodies that bind to VEGF. The invention further provides methods of making anti-VEGF antibodies, and polynucleotides encoding anti-VEGF antibodies.


Polakis P.,Genentech
EMBO Journal | Year: 2012

Aberrant regulation of the Wnt signalling pathway has emerged as a prevalent theme in cancer biology. This chapter summarizes the research that provides a proof of concept for inhibiting Wnt signalling in cancer, the potential means by which this could be achieved, and some recent advances towards this goal. A brief discussion of molecular diagnostics and possible safety concerns is also provided. © 2012 European Molecular Biology Organization.


To understand the genetic predisposition to selective immunoglobulin A deficiency (IgAD), we performed a genome-wide association study in 430 affected individuals (cases) from Sweden and Iceland and 1,090 ethnically matched controls, and we performed replication studies in two independent European cohorts. In addition to the known association of HLA with IgAD, we identified association with a nonsynonymous variant in IFIH1 (rs1990760G>A, P = 7.3 x 10(-10)) which was previously associated with type 1 diabetes and systemic lupus erythematosus. Variants in CLEC16A, another known autoimmunity locus, showed suggestive evidence for association (rs6498142C>G, P = 1.8 x 10(-7)), and 29 additional loci were identified with P < 5 x 10(-5). A survey in IgAD of 118 validated non-HLA autoimmunity loci indicated a significant enrichment for association with autoimmunity loci as compared to non-autoimmunity loci (P = 9.0 x 10(-4)) or random SNPs across the genome (P < 0.0001). These findings support the hypothesis that autoimmune mechanisms may contribute to the pathogenesis of IgAD.


Zhang Z.,Genentech
Nature Genetics | Year: 2012

A new exome sequencing study of individuals with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) reveals imprints of mutagenic exposure and identifies new genes contributing to tumorigenesis. This work joins several recent publications reporting whole-genome, exome and RNA sequencing in HCC, which together provide a comprehensive genomic landscape and new insights into the etiology of liver cancer. © 2012 Nature America, Inc. All rights reserved.

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