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Sodium Oligomannate: First Approval

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posted on 2020-02-09, 19:51 authored by Yahiya Y. Syed
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Funding: The preparation of this review was not supported by any external funding.

Conflict of interest: During the peer review process the manufacturer of the agent under review was offered an opportunity to comment on the article. Changes resulting from any comments received were made by the authors on the basis of scientific completeness and accuracy. Yahiya Syed is a salaried employee of Adis International Ltd/Springer Nature, is responsible for the article content and declares no relevant conflicts of interest.

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Sodium oligomannate (九期一®; GV-971) is a marine algae-derived oral oligosaccharide being developed by Shanghai Green Valley Pharmaceuticals for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Sodium oligomannate received its first approval in November 2019 in China for the treatment of mild to moderate AD to improve cognitive function. This article summarizes the milestones in the development of sodium oligomannate leading to this first approval for AD.

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