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Kosen Biosciences

About Kosen Biosciences

Kosan uses its proprietary technologies to develop drug candidates from an important class of natural product compounds known as polyketides. Polyketides are a rich source of many pharmaceuticals, including antibiotics (e.g., Zithromax, Biaxin, erythromycin and tetracyclines), anticancer drugs (e.g., doxorubicin), cholesterol-lowering drugs (e.g., Zocor, Mevacor and Pravachol), immunosuppressants (e.g., FK506 and rapamycin) and other therapeutics.


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Currently Kosan Biosciences is conducting Clinical Trials in the following indications:

Solid tumors

Multiple Myeloma

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

Breast Cancer

Prostate Cancer





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