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Iconix to Perform Chemogenomic Profiling for Neurocrine

NEW YORK, July 12 (GenomeWeb News) - Iconix Pharmaceuticals will provide Neurocrine Biosciences with chemogenomic analyses on candidate compounds in Neurocrine drug-discovery programs, Iconix said today.


As part of the agreement, Iconix's DrugMatrix technology will be used to provide a gene expression-based chemogenomic work-up on a minimum of 12 Neurocrine compounds.


Iconix will then provide summary analyses to Neurocrine that will include analysis of on- and off-target effects including toxicity as revealed by gene-expression profiles, as well as the impact of the gene-expression changes on critical biological pathways and Iconix's DrugSignatures biomarker information, Iconix said.


Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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