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Nkarta Inc.

Our Opinion

Nkarta Inc. 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:

The company stated in the following report that they exploit animals for product testing.

“We believe increased persistence could result in improved clinical activity. Because IL-15 is a selective driver of NK activation and expansion, tethering IL-15 to the surface of our engineered NK cells serves to stimulate the naturally occurring IL-15 receptor on these NKs, and thereby provide weeks of persistence in animal models.” (Page 10) Read the full document

Company Description

Nkarta, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of allogeneic, off-the-shelf engineered natural killer (NK) cell therapies to treat cancer. Its modular NK cell engineering platform allows it to generate new product candidates.

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