NEW YORK, Aug. 16 – Genomic firm Hyseq and the pharmaceutical division of Japanese brewer Kirin have signed a three-year collaboration to discover proteins and antibodies for a variety of diseases, the firms said on Thursday.

Under the terms of the deal, both companies will share the costs of the discovery process as well as revenue from any discoveries made as a result of the efforts. All discoveries will be shared by the companies, they said.

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