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Anchor Therapeutics, J&J deal

September 13, 2010 7:00 AM UTC

Anchor partnered with Johnson & Johnson's Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. subsidiary to use Anchor's pepducin technology to discover and develop therapeutics targeting G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) for cancer and metabolic disorders. The deal includes Anchor's preclinical program targeting G protein-coupled receptor 39 (GPR39) for metabolic diseases. The partners will collaborate on discovery and preclinical optimization, after which Ortho-McNeil-Janssen will be responsible for further development and commercialization. ...