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Daiichi Sankyo

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Antisense Oligonucleotides

Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited engages in the research, development, manufacture, import, sale, and marketing of pharmaceutical products. The company offers prescription drugs, OTC drugs, and quasi-drugs. Its principal products include Olmetec, Rezaltas, Calblock, and Mevalotin for cardiovascular diseases; Cravit for infectious diseases; Loxonin for bone/joint diseases; and Urief for urological diseases. The company also offers vaccines. In addition, the company is developing products for various diseases, which are under various clinical trial stages. Further, it manufactures and sells cosmetics, medical equipment, food, and beverages, as well as veterinary medicines; and manufactures active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates. Daiichi Sankyo primarily operates in Japan, North America, Europe, and India. The company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Antisense Oligonucleotides Make Sense

Antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs) are short (about 12 to 25 nucleotides long), synthetic single strands of DNA or RNA that are complementary to a chosen sequence. They can alter RNA and reduce, restore, or modify protein expression. ASOs interact with proteins on the surface of cells and enter the cytoplasm. Then …