Zymeworks has filed a patent for masked IL12 fusion proteins, which are designed to treat various diseases, including cancer. The proteins consist of an Fc domain, a masking moiety, and an IL12 polypeptide. The masking moiety is fused to the Fc domain through a linker. GlobalData’s report on Zymeworks gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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According to GlobalData’s company profile on Zymeworks, personalized cancer vaccines was a key innovation area identified from patents. Zymeworks's grant share as of June 2023 was 1%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Masked il12 fusion protein for treating diseases including cancer

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office(USPTO). Credit: Zymeworks Inc

A recently filed patent (Publication Number: US20230122079A1) describes a masked interleukin 12 (IL12) fusion protein. IL12 is a protein that plays a role in the immune system and has potential therapeutic applications in cancer

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