Vectus Biosystems Limited (VBS:ASX)
Vectus Biosystems Limited is an Australia-based medical research and development company. The Company has developed treatments for fibrosis and high blood pressure, which include treatment for four of the diseases in the fibrotic franchise, namely heart, kidney, liver and lung disease. Its lead compound VB0004, which is aimed at treating the loss of functional tissue to fibrosis or scarring and high blood pressure. The Company has also developed a technology, Accugen for measuring the amount of Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA) in samples tested in laboratories. Using its platform technology, the Company has constructed a library of approximately 200 small molecules with varying degrees of anti-hypertensive and anti-fibrotic properties. Accugen is developed by the Company's subsidiary, Accugen Pty Limited. Accugen comprises reagents and software that quantitate quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) reactions.