Methionine enkephalin

Drug Profile

Methionine enkephalin

Alternative Names: INNO-105; IRT-101; IRT-102; MENK; Met-enkephalin; OGF; Opioid growth factor

Latest Information Update: 25 Feb 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Nonindustrial source
  • Developer Cytocom; Hubei Qianjiang Pharmaceutical; Immune Therapeutics
  • Class Antivirals; Enkephalins; Essential amino acids; Opioid peptides; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Immunomodulators; Immunostimulants; Opioid growth factor receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Hepatocellular carcinoma; HIV infections; Ovarian cancer; Pancreatic cancer
  • Clinical Phase Unknown Solid tumours
  • Discontinued Influenza virus infections

Most Recent Events

  • 13 Aug 2014 TNI BioTech and Hubei Qianjiang Pharmaceutical expand existing agreement for co-development of methionine enkephalin in USA and China
  • 26 Mar 2014 Clinical trials in Solid tumours in China (IV)
  • 26 Mar 2014 Phase-II development in Pancreatic cancer is ongoing in USA
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