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Devgen Extends Collaboration with FMC

NEW YORK, April 23 -- Devgen of Ghent, Belgium, said today that it is extending a four-year collaboration with agri-chemical manufacturer FMC Corp. of Philadelphia.


The agreement, signed in 1999, will extend the partnership for one year, until April 2006, the company said in a statement. Financial details were not provided.


Devgen, a genomics-based drug discovery researcher, is developing assays and lead compounds for FMC to apply in pest control.
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