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PTC Therapeutics is a pharmaceutical company. It is headquartered in South Plainfield, New Jersey. They are the company responsible for the development of PTC124. As of September 2009, PTC has entered into an agreement with Roche for the development of orally bioavailable small molecules for central nervous system disease targets. Roche said use of PTC's GEMS technology for the identification of small molecules "will enable Roche to address important disease mechanisms that were intractable with conventional approaches."
PTC Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of orally administered and small-molecule drugs. It offers Ataluren, an orally administered small-molecule investigational new drug for the treatment of cystic fibrosis and duchenne muscular dystrophy caused by nonsense mutations. The company also provides PTC299, an anti-angiogenesis drug for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer, multiple tumors, and neurofibromatosis. Its products are used for the treatment of genetic disorders, oncology, and infectious diseases. PTC Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in South Plainfield, New Jersey.
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