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Sagimet Biosciences Inc.

Our Opinion

Sagimet Biosciences 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.

“Additionally, animals receiving the FASN inhibitor had overall 85% fewer liver tumors than those receiving placebo and several drug-treated animals had no tumors in their livers at the end of the study. These results were consistent with the documented role of FASN and the DNL pathway in liver fat accumulation, inflammation and fibrogenesis.” (Page 111) Read the full document

Company Description

Sagimet Biosciences Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, develops therapeutics called fatty acid synthase (FASN) inhibitors for the treatment of diseases that result from dysfunctional metabolic pathways in the United States. The company was formerly known as 3-V Biosciences, Inc. and changed its name to Sagimet Biosciences Inc. in August 2019. Sagimet Biosciences Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

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