BioRelix and Dalton Medicinal Chemistry Sign Research Agreement to Capitalize on RiboSwitch Technology
News Nov 14, 2007
Dalton Medicinal Chemistry will utilize their proprietary insights to design and synthesize several novel classes of compounds against selected RiboSwitch targets. BioRelix will advance these compounds using their cutting edge battery of biological assays and thorough knowledge of RiboSwitch drug discovery and development.
Brian Dixon, BioRelix CEO commented: "We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with the creative team at Dalton Medicinal Chemistry in the discovery of new entities for treating infectious diseases. Their expertise, coupled with our proprietary and leading position in RiboSwitch technology will lead to important new medicines."
Judd Berman, Co-founder of Dalton Medicinal Chemistry, said: "We are delighted to have this opportunity to work with BioRelix in the discovery of much needed new anti-infective agents. The team at BioRelix has clearly established an exceptionally innovative approach to anti-infectives."
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