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Samsung/Merck Closer To US Biosimilars Market; Infliximab App Accepted

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If the FDA approves Samsung Bioepis' and Merck's biosimilar version of Remicade, known as SB2, which is now under review at the agency, the firms not only will have Janssen Biotech Inc. to contend with, but Celltrion and Pfizer Inc., which won approval last month of the first infliximab biosimilar in the US.

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