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KaloBios Inc.

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

A handful of companies control the intellectual property for and offer access to human antibody discovery and engineering capabilities. KaloBios thinks it will be one of them, having built a platform of proprietary in vitro technologies for creating and optimizing human antibodies. To fully leverage the value of its technology platform, the start-up is becoming vertically integrated, via a merger with Celscia Therapeutics, which will give it the capability to not only discover and engineer clinically relevant antibodies, but also to develop them and bring them through to the clinic quickly.

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