Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Receives Exclusive License For LG474, Promising Drug For Treatment Of Cardiovascular Disease

Tokyo, Mar 2, 2006 (JCN) - Takeda Pharmaceutical announced on March 2 that it received the exclusive right to use LG474, a substance discovered through its collaboration with Lexicon Genetics in the US. In July 2004, the two companies entered into a partnership under which Takeda can select and purchase promising targets for anti-hypertension medicine that were discovered in Lexicon's Genome5000 program.

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