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Cytokinetics, Incorporated

Our Opinion

Cytokinetics, Incorporated is on the Cruelty Free Investing use of animals list because they conduct Pre-clinical studies of their drugs on animals to assess a product’s safety profile.

Supporting Evidence:

Cytokinetics Presents Non-Clinical Data From Its Smooth Muscle Contractility Program at the American Society of Hypertension 24th Annual Scientific Meeting and Exposition

The company announced in the following press release that, “CK-2018509 decreased the elevated mean arterial blood pressure with a minimal effect on heart rate in two animal models of hypertension, spontaneously hypertensive rats and Dahl salt-sensitive rats.

Company Description

Cytokinetics, Inc. operates as a biopharmaceutical company, which focuses on the discovery and development of muscle activators as potential treatment for debilitating diseases. It conducts a Phase 2 clinical trials program for tirasemtiv, including a Phase 2b clinical trial in patients with ALS, known as BENEFIT-ALS (Blinded Evaluation of Neuromuscular Effects and Functional Improvement with Tirasemtiv in ALS). The company was founded on August 5, 1997 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, CA. [Source: MarketWatch]

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