SEATTLE, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CompleGen, Inc. announced today that they have executed a non-exclusive services agreement regarding CompleGen's XenoGene technology. Boehringer Ingelheim's discovery team will apply the technology to explore targets that are not easily accessible by other discovery platforms.
CompleGen's XenoGene technology uses the power of genetics to identify allosteric inhibitors that are selective for specific protein targets.
"We are very pleased to be working with Boehringer Ingelheim to open pathways for therapeutics that have proved to be elusive previously," commented Pauline Gee, CompleGen's VP Business Development.
CompleGen is a drug discovery company that uses its proprietary discovery platform, XenoGene technology to identify and develop selective inhibitors for difficult targets. With its small molecule library, CompleGen has identified potent allosteric inhibitors for targets where other discovery platforms have failed. These allosteric inhibitors have been shown to be efficacious and well tolerated in animals. www.complegen.com
Pauline Gee, PhD
Vice President, Business Development
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Seattle, WA 98104
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