Recent Patents on Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Drug Discovery


GLP - 1 Analogs: Newer Molecules, Newer Uses

Author(s): Sanjay Kalra, Bharti Kalra and Amit Kumar

Affiliation: Bharti Hospital, Karnal, 132001, Índia.

Keywords: GLP-1 analogs, long acting exenatide, albiglutide, taspoglutide, GLP-2 analogs, GLP-1 secretagogues


Much interest has focused on the newer incretin-based therapeutic modalities for diabetes, especially GLP-1 analogues. While the comparatively older GLP-1 analogs, exenatide and liraglutide, have been discussed extensively in literature, much less is known about the newer GLP-1 analogues in the pipeline. This review focuses on the newer molecules being studied, the newer routes of administration being tried, some recent patents and potential uses for these multifaceted compounds.

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Article Details

Page: [129 - 134]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/187221409788452309