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Oncology drug developer Proacta Inc. is taking advantage of tumor hypoxia to activate a nontoxic prodrug to a cytotoxic chemotherapeutic. Since the agent acts only in areas of low oxygenation, it is nontoxic to normal tissues.

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New Zealand Biotech

The other land down under is getting serious about moving its affordable world-class science to global markets. For start-ups, establishing a US presence may be key. The three NZ start-ups that we profile in this issue--CoDa Therapeutics, Proacta and Protemix--have found their own paths for taking their technologies to the worldwide market via a US presence.

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