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Zydus's oral GLP-1 agonist approved for Indian clinical trials

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Zydus Cadila has received permission from the Drugs Controller General of India to start Phase I clinical trials for its oral glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonist for diabetes, ZYOG1. The molecule appears to be only the second oral GLP-1 analogue to enter clinical development after Novo Nordisk's NN9924.

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