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Inpharmatics Inks Deal for Biopendium, Chematica Technologies with Schering

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 (GenomeWeb News) - Inpharmatica said today that it has formed a collaboration with German drugmaker Schering to study protein structures in order to prioritize proteins as drug targets. 


Under the deal, Inpharmatica will make available to Schering its Biopendium and Chematica technologies, which include databases with information on protein sequence, structure, and function, as well as information about the ability of particular proteins to serve as drug targets.


Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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