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Nippon Organon to Release Recombinant Follicle Stimulating Hormone Follistim.

Tokyo, Japan, Aug 8, 2005 - (JCNN) - Nippon Organon will launch Follistim 75 and Follistim 150, its proprietary recombinant follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) products used in assisted reproductive treatment, on August 11.

The new products will be the first recombinant FSH agents to be marketed in Japan.

Compared to the conventional urine-derived FSH agent, Follistim has a purity of 99% and improves the pregnancy rate.

The new products are not to be covered by the National Health Insurance.

Source: JCN http://www.japancorp.net

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