Protiva Biotherapeutics, Inc., a development stage biotechnology company, develops nucleic acid based pharmaceutical products. The company focuses on developing products to fight various human diseases, such as cancer, influenza, Ebola, inflammatory diseases, and chronic viral infections. Its products include Pro 1, a tumor cell growth inhibitor, which kills tumor cells and inhibits tumor growth; Pro-101, an siRNA product that acts to inhibit the production of a protein involved in tumor growth; Pro-B, which acts to inhibit the expression of a protein, apolipoprotein B; Pro-EBOV and Pro-MARV that act to inhibit the replication of the Ebola and Marburg viruses; and Stable Nucleic-Acid Lipid Particle technology, an encapsulation and delivery system for nucleic acid payloads, such as short interfering RNA (siRNA), to target cells. The company also develops Hepatitis siRNA products for the treatment of hepatitis B and C. Protiva Biotherapeutics, Inc. has a research and development facility in Vancouver, Canada. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Seattle, Washington. As of May 30, 2008, Protiva Biotherapeutics, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp.
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