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About ERYTECH and eryaspase (GRASPA®)
The company’s lead product, eryaspase, also known under the trade name GRASPA®, consists of an enzyme, L-asparaginase, encapsulated inside donor-derived red blood cells. L-asparaginase depletes asparagine, a naturally occurring amino acid essential for the survival and proliferation of cancer cells. L-asparaginase has been a standard component of multi-agent chemotherapy for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), but side effects limit treatment, especially in adults and patients with weak performance status. With its improved safety profile, eryaspase aims to provide L-asparaginase to patients who cannot tolerate current non-encapsulated asparaginases.
Eryaspase in combination with chemotherapy achieved positive efficacy
and safety results in a Phase 2/3 study in children and adults with
relapsed or refractory ALL and in a Phase 2b clinical study in
second-line metastatic pancreatic cancer. ERYTECH also has an ongoing
Phase 1 clinical study of eryaspase in
ERYTECH produces eryaspase at its own GMP-approved and operational
manufacturing site in
In addition to eryaspase, ERYTECH is developing two other product candidates, erymethionase and eryminase, that focus on using encapsulated enzymes to target cancer metabolism and induce tumor starvation. ERYTECH is also exploring the use of its ERYCAPS platform for developing cancer immunotherapies (ERYMMUNE) and enzyme replacement therapies (ERYZYME).
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