Serving as a contract research organization, Endotherm Life Science Molecules is a provider of medicinally relevant compounds for the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs. The product range includes focused compound libraries, building blocks and reagents for the development of biochemical assays (fluorescent and bioluminescent dyes).
Ensemble Therapeutics is utilizing DNA Programmed Chemistry (DPC), an innovative method for creating new chemical bonds. Ensemble integrates DPC into a nanoscale selection system that combines chemistry, biology and informatics to discover novel compounds.
The company is focused on the use of fullerene carbon nanotubes for novel therapeutic applications specifically in the area of cancer treatment. The company's extensive carbon nanotube-related, worldwide intellectual property portfolio includes discoveries by the late Nobel Prize winner Dr Rick Smalley. The use of fullerene carbon nanotubes has the goal of solving two important problems for many cancer therapeutics, that of delivering large active agents into the desired location and of protecting normal tissue from the active agent during delivery.
The company develops unique molecular delivery systems. Its spherical micrometer sizes polymer particles act like micro sponges and absorb molecules while the sub-micrometer sized Hollow silica shells have an internal void space and act much like a standard container.