NEW YORK, Oct. 8 – Exelixis and Scios said Monday they have agreed to work together to develop a compound library. 

Under the terms of the four-year deal, Exelixis of South San Francisco, Calif., will use it s combinatorial chemistry expertise to develop the library of small molecules. In exchange, Scios of Sunnyvale, Calif., will pay Exelixis a per-compound fee and an upfront payment. Exact figures were not released.

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