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TAGCyx Biotechnologies

  • Chief Executive Officer:
    Chizuko Koseki

URL:http://tagcyx.com/en/

COMPANY PROFILE

Oligonucleotide-based drug discovery platform to revolutionize expensive healthcare economy by discovering low cost, highly effective, and safe medicines.

TAGCyx focuses on creating novel nucleic acid-based drugs for pharmaceutical applications through its revolutionary nucleic acid-based drug discovery platform, “Xenoligo system”. The platform enables the screening of drug candidates from large oligonucleotide libraries containing highly functional non-natural bases and their stability optimization. Xenoligo molecules possess high selectivity and affinity against their targets which provide significant advantages compared to conventional small-molecule and protein therapeutics.

COMPANY STORY

Origin

With the vision to commercialize “Artificial base-pairing technology” and its application in a wide range of Life Science fields, Dr.Hirao Ichiro and others co-founded TagCyx in 2007. From 2016, TAGCyx is targeting drug discovery and development as their main focus.

Strength

Nucleic acid drugs can be created with unprecedented efficacy using the Xenoligo™ platform which possesses high affinity and selectivity for target substances.

UTEC’s value add

UTEC accelerates TAGCyx development into a global market leader in the field of drug discovery and pharmaceuticals through our network: assembling a strong team of high performing individuals and connections to the industry.
  • Generation of Xenoligo molecules by SELEX

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