Research programme: gene-activated follicle-stimulating hormone - Shire

Drug Profile

Research programme: gene-activated follicle-stimulating hormone - Shire

Alternative Names: Follicle-stimulating hormone - Shire; FSH - Shire; GA-FSH; Gene-activated follicle-stimulating hormone; Gene-activated FSH

Latest Information Update: 10 May 2006

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At a glance

  • Originator Shire Pharmaceuticals Group
  • Class Follicle stimulating hormones; Pituitary gonadotropins
  • Mechanism of Action Ovarian follicle stimulants
  • 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

  • Discontinued Female infertility

Most Recent Events

  • 10 May 2006 Discontinued - Preclinical for Female infertility in USA (Parenteral)
  • 28 Jul 2005 Transkaryotic Therapies has been acquired and merged into Shire Pharmaceuticals Group
  • 23 Aug 2004 Transkaryotic Therapies is seeking partnership opportunities for this research programme (
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