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1. A peptide hormone that is secreted along with insulin by the beta cells of the pancreas and helps to regulate blood sugar levels by inhibiting glucagon secretion and by slowing the rate at which food leaves the stomach.
2. Archaic Any of various components of starch.
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Following the transaction, Amylin will convert into a subsidiary of its new owner, Bristol-Myers Squibb said.
Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc (San Diego CA) and Eli Lilly & Co's (Indianapolis IN) long-acting Byetta may be tied to increased cancer risk, a top US regulator said, raising concerns that the experimental diabetes drug may need strict warnings.
There is an enormous unmet need to help reduce the individual and economic burden of obesity," comments Christian Weyer, vice president of medical development at Amylin Pharmaceuticals.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 27, 2012-Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and Amylin Pharmaceuticals withdraw global agreement(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
M2 PHARMA-July 2, 2012-Bristol-Myers Squibb acquires Amylin Pharmaceutical for USD7.
2 July 2012 - US pharmaceutical group Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) said it had struck an agreement to take over diabetes-focused biopharmaceutical firm Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AMLN) at USD31.
Byetta gained a new marketing approval during the quarter, as the Food and Drug Administration allowed Amylin to market it as a stand-alone treatment for diabetes.
Most recently, Bradbury served as CEO of Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc from March 2007 until its acquisition by Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in August 2012.
23 April 2012 a[euro]" US drug maker Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AMLN) has hired Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) to seek takeover offers, Bloomberg reported Monday, citing an insider.
30 January 2012 - US Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AMLN) and Irish Alkermes plc (NASDAQ:ALKS) said on Friday that the once-weekly treatment for Type 2 diabetes, BYDUREON (exenatide extended-release for injectable suspension), has been approved in the US.