Making a meal of a single protein
The company has only one product, a morphogenic protein on which two partnerships were formed and a lot of its future plans are pinned. But Creative BioMolecules Inc. (CBMI, Hopkinton, Mass.), which owns a broad patent portfolio to the OP-1 protein and other morphogenic proteins, is embarking on an amibitious course of research following last week's announcement of its deal with Biogen Inc. (BGEN, Cambridge, Mass.) for renal disorders.
The BGEN deal, which includes $38.5 million up