Adipolytic

Ad`i`po`lyt´ic


a.1.(Chem.) Hydrolyzing fats; converting neutral fats into glycerin and free fatty acids, esp. by the action of an enzyme; as, adipolytic action. Contrast saponify, to hydrolyze fat by the action of an alkali.
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KYTHERA) today presented additional efficacy data from a third Phase II clinical study with ATX-101, a first-in-class adipolytic agent that is under investigation for the reduction of submental ('under the chin') fat.
KYTHERA) presented results from a third Phase II clinical study with ATX-101, a first-in-class adipolytic agent that is under investigation for the reduction of submental ('under the chin') fat.
KYTHERA") today announced that it has successfully completed a third Phase II clinical study with ATX-101, a first-in-class adipolytic agent that is under investigation for the reduction of submental ('under-the-chin') fat.
KYTHERA") and Intendis, Bayer HealthCare's dermatology business, today announced the initiation of two European Phase III studies evaluating ATX-101, a first-in-class injectable adipolytic agent, for the reduction of localized fat under the chin (submental fat).
We look forward to building relationships with high quality private investors through InsideVenture's new financing platform with a goal of further supporting our progress into late stage trials for ATX-101, an adipolytic agent for the reduction in small volumes of localized fat deposits," said Keith Leonard, President and CEO.
This is also the first prospective, placebo-controlled, study on an adipolytic agent under an active registration program.
There has been explosive growth in use of injectable adipolytic agents, yet none have been studied in well-controlled trials or subjected to the rigorous review process required by public health regulators.