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ZymoGenetics, Inc is a biotechnology/pharmaceutical company based in Seattle, Washington, involved in the development of therapeutic proteins. Located on Lake Union, the address of the ZymoGenetics headquarters is 1201 Eastlake Avenue East.
The company was founded in 1981 by Professors Earl W. Davie and Benjamin D. Hall of the University of Washington and 1993 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Michael Smith of the University of British Columbia. Soon after its founding, ZymoGenetics began working on recombinant proteins with Danish company Novo Nordisk, and was acquired by that company in 1988. It was spun off as a public company in 2000. Bristol-Myers Squibb acquired the company in 2010.
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- Official website
- Worldwide Patent Search in European Patent Office Database for ZymoGenetics
- List of Patents from United States Patent and Trademark Office for ZymoGenetics
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