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  • noun A synthetic analogue of the naturally-occurring melanocortin peptide hormone alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone (α-MSH) that has been shown to induce skin pigmentation through melanogenesis.

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  • Preliminary results from Phase III study of afamelanotide in EPP announced

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  • The study employed a crossover comparison of afamelanotide (3 doses) and placebo (3 doses) in 100 patients.

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  • Another offering that could straddle the cosmetics-pharma fence also hit the headlines last week when Australian company Clinuvel was granted permission by the US FDA to trial its melanin-enhancing photoprotective drug afamelanotide.

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  • "It's a bioabsorbable implant that you just inject into the skin," says a pharma rep of afamelanotide.

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  • Biotech Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals says its phase III trial of its photoprotective drug, afamelanotide, in Europe and Australia has achieved promising results over a four-month period.

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  • ASX: CUV; XETRA-DAX: UR9; ADR: CLVLY) today announced that it has obtained promising 4-months results in testing afamelanotide in a multicentre randomised double-blind placebo controlled Phase III study in EPP (CUV017).

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