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Biotechnology Company Receives Grant to Develop Regenerative Membrane for Oral Surgery

Agenta Biotechnologies, Inc., a private biotechnology company, announced that it has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIH/NIDCR) for the further development of a biologically activated membrane to improve soft tissue healing associated with oral surgery.

The firm is exploiting its Customized Therapeutic Proteoglycan Delivery (CTPD) platform to develop proteoglycan-based therapies for tissue regeneration and healing. Agenta claims the technology allows for the precise control and manipulation of proteoglycan DNA sequences for development of products with potential applications in a wide range of regenerative uses including healing bone, cartilage, skin, and spinal discs and as coatings for vascular stents and implants.

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