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Galecto Inc.

Our Opinion

Galecto Inc. is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing for some of their medical analysis and clinical research.

Supporting Evidence:

The company stated in the following news release that they use animals for product testing.

“Galectin-3 plays a key role in fibrosis development through cellular activation and the production of collagen, and Galecto has demonstrated that inhibiting the galectin-3 target with GB1211 reduces fibrosis in multiple animal models.” Read the following article

Company Description

Galecto Biotech is a biotechnology company that develops small molecules for the treatment of severe diseases, including fibrosis,[1] cancer and inflammation. The company was founded in 2011 by leading galectin scientists and biotech executives from Sweden, United Kingdom, and Denmark. The company today is incorporated in the U.S., and has its operating headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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