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Warp Bio searching microbe genomes to systemize natural drug discovery
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Warp Drive: Warp speed ahead
Monday, August 12, 2013
Drive Bio LLC is seeking to discover microbial-generated natural
products with drug-like properties that will enable it to hit targets refractory
to standard small molecules and biologics. The company is using a proprietary
database of microbial genomes and search algorithm to systematically mine for
and Third Rock Ventures bet big on the approach when they launched Warp Drive
with $125 million in tranched funding comprising up to $75 million in equity
and up to an additional $50 million in non-equity funding from the pharma.
Greylock Partners participated in the equity round (see BioCentury, Jan 16,
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