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J&J Pharma R&D Extends Lexicon Access Agreement

NEW YORK, Jan. 8-Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development has extended its access agreement for Lexicon Genetics' libraries of knockout mice and mouse stem cell clones through the end of 2003, Lexicon said today.


The agreement continues a deal made in 2000 in which the pharmaceutical company's research wing obtained access to Lexicon's OmniBank clone library and its set of knockout mice.


Financial specifics of the agreement were not disclosed. For further information, see the press release.

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