Research programme: capsid assembly inhibitors - Arbutus Biopharma

Drug Profile

Research programme: capsid assembly inhibitors - Arbutus Biopharma

Alternative Names: AB 506; ARB-168786; ARB-1820; ARB-880; Core protein inhibitors - Arbutus

Latest Information Update: 06 Sep 2016

Price : *
* Final gross price and currency may vary according to local VAT and billing address.

At a glance

  • Originator Baruch S. Blumberg Institute; Drexel University College of Medicine; Enantigen Therapeutics
  • Developer Arbutus Biopharma
  • Class Hepatoprotectants; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Capsid protein inhibitors
  • 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

  • Preclinical Hepatitis B

Most Recent Events

  • 03 Oct 2017 Arbutus BioPharma intends to file an IND application or equivalent for AB 506 in Hepatitis B (PO) around mid-2018
  • 30 Aug 2016 Arbutus terminates its licence for VLP technology with Kuros
  • 22 Jul 2015 Tekmira intends to file IND applications for hepatitis B therapeutics in USA
Restricted Access

Oops, it looks like you don’t have a valid subscription to this content. To gain full access to the content and functionality of the AdisInsight database try one of the following.

  • with a username/password associated to an account with a valid subscription
  • Contact your organization’s admin about adding this content to your AdisInsight subscription
  • Request a trial

If you are a subscriber to this content then contact us at so we can help.

Back to top