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GlaxoSmithKline Announces Regulatory Submission To FDA For Albiglutide

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GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK: Quote, GSK.L) announced a regulatory submission to the US FDA for albiglutide, an investigational once-weekly treatment for adult patients with type 2 diabetes. GlaxoSmithKline intends to submit a regulatory application in the European Union in early 2013.

Albiglutide, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, is an investigational biological product for the treatment of type 2 diabetes designed for once-weekly subcutaneous dosing. Albiglutide is not yet approved as a treatment for type 2 diabetes or any other indication anywhere in the world.

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