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Ocera Therapeutics

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Acq - P2P | Acquired

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About Ocera Therapeutics

Ocera Therapeutics is focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for gastrointestinal and liver diseases. The company's portfolio consists of OCR-002 and AST-120. OCR-002 is an ammonia scavenger in development for the treatment and prevention of hyperammonemia and resultant Acute Hepatic Encephalopathy (AHE) in patients with liver cirrhosis and Acute Liver Failure (ALF). OCR-002 is developed in both oral and IV formulations. AST-120 is a microspherical carbon adsorbent with selective adsorption profile for a variety of unwanted substances in the digestive tract. These substances may be responsible for a number of conditions, including Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and pouchitis. They include ammonia, indoles (serotonin, octopamine), histamine, secondary bile acids, advanced glycation endproducts (AGE), and certain bacterial toxins.

Headquarters Location

555 Twin Dolphin Drive Suite 615

Redwood City, California, 94065,

United States


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Ocera Therapeutics Patents

Ocera Therapeutics has filed 31 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Rare diseases
  • Hepatology
  • Diseases of liver
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Hepatology, Diseases of liver, Cytokines, Histone deacetylase inhibitors, Inflammations


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Hepatology, Diseases of liver, Cytokines, Histone deacetylase inhibitors, Inflammations



Latest Ocera Therapeutics News

Ocera Therapeutics Inc Mergers Acquisitions MA Partnerships Alliances and Investment Report Report Updated 28072018 Prices from USD $350

Nov 6, 2018

Printed From Ocera Therapeutics Inc Mergers Acquisitions MA, Partnerships Alliances and Investment Report [Report Updated: 28072018] Prices from USD $350 18:46 EST 5 Nov 2018 | BioPortfolio Reports Ocera Therapeutics Inc Mergers Acquisitions MA, Partnerships Alliances and Investment Report Summary Marketline's Ocera Therapeutics Inc Mergers Acquisitions MA, Partnerships Alliances and Investments report includes business description, detailed reports on mergers and acquisitions MA, divestments, capital raisings, venture capital investments, ownership and partnership transactions undertaken by Ocera Therapeutics Inc since January2007. Synopsis Marketline's Company Mergers Acquisitions MA, Partnerships Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organization to sustain its competitive advantage. Key Highlights This report includes Ocera Therapeutics Inc's contact information and business summary, tables, graphs, a list of partners and targets, a breakdown of financial and legal advisors, deal types, top deals by deal value, detailed deal reports, and descriptions and contact details of the partner, target, investor, and vendor firms, where disclosed. The profile also includes detailed deal reports for all MA, private equity, public offering, venture financing, partnership and divestment transactions undertaken by Ocera Therapeutics Inc. These deal reports contain information about target company financials, sources of financing, method of payment, deal values, and advisors for various parties, where disclosed. Scope Provides intelligence on Ocera Therapeutics Inc's MA, strategic partnerships and alliances, capital raising and private equity transactions. Detailed reports of various financial transactions undertaken by Ocera Therapeutics Inc and its subsidiaries since 2007. Information about key financial and legal advisors for Ocera Therapeutics Inc's financial deals transactions. Financial deals tables and charts covering deal value and volumes trend, deal types and geographybased deal activity. Reasons to buy Access comprehensive financial deals data along with charts and graph covering MA, private equity, and partnerships and alliances. Form an independent opinion about Ocera Therapeutics Inc's growth strategies through the organic and inorganic activities undertaken since 2007. Track your competitors' business structure and growth strategies. Related Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare News

Ocera Therapeutics Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Ocera Therapeutics founded?

    Ocera Therapeutics was founded in 2005.

  • Where is Ocera Therapeutics's headquarters?

    Ocera Therapeutics's headquarters is located at 555 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City.

  • What is Ocera Therapeutics's latest funding round?

    Ocera Therapeutics's latest funding round is Acq - P2P.

  • How much did Ocera Therapeutics raise?

    Ocera Therapeutics raised a total of $62M.

  • Who are the investors of Ocera Therapeutics?

    Investors of Ocera Therapeutics include Mallinckrodt, Tranzyme Pharma, Thomas McNerney & Partners, Domain Associates, Sofinnova Ventures and 10 more.

  • Who are Ocera Therapeutics's competitors?

    Competitors of Ocera Therapeutics include Portola Pharmaceuticals, Aduro BioTech, Probiodrug, REGiMMUNE, VLST Corporation, Neurotech, BrainCells, Sonexa Therapeutics, Aerovance, TargeGen and 12 more.

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