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Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Sector: Pharmaceutical Preparations Region: CA, United States


: | Nasdaq: ANAC


Similar to: Hutchison China MediTech Ltd., BioGaia AB, United-Guardian, Inc.

Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company, which focuses on discovering, developing and commercializing novel small-molecule therapeutics derived from its boron chemistry platform. The company has discovered seven compounds that are currently in development including its lead compounds: tavaborole, a topical antifungal for the treatment of onychomycosis; AN2728, a topical anti-inflammatory of atopic PDE-4 inhibitor for the treatment dermatitis and psoriasis; GSK '052 (formerly referred to as AN3365), a systemic antibiotic for the treatment of infections caused by Gram-negative bacteria. The company was founded by Stephen J. Benkovic and Lucy Shapiro on December 14, 2000 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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