In fact, the
founders have discovered several original molecules (i.e.
a large variety of ligands for the nociceptin/orphanin FQ
receptor, the opioid receptors, the kinin and neurokinin receptors,
the urotensin-II receptor) that now are used in all research
laboratories of the world that work in these specific fields.
The company is based in the modern Pharmacology and Medicinal
Chemistry laboratories of the Department of Pharmaceutical
Science and the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
– Section of Pharmacology of the University of Ferrara.