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NicOx, Merck amend NO deal

September 16, 2010 1:14 AM UTC

NicOx S.A. (Euronext:COX) and Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) said they will use a new approach for nitric oxide (NO) donation as part of a revised 2006 deal after discontinuing further development of the deal's original NO-donating compounds. The companies said Phase I data of the compounds, which were focused on hypertension, did not meet the criteria to move into Phase II testing. ...