NEW YORK, July 10 – Lexicon Genetics said Tuesday it had extended and expanded a marketing collaboration with Oriental Yeast of Tokyo. 

Under the terms of the deal, Oriental Yeast will help Lexicon Genetics of The Woodlands, Texas, to promote its LexVision Database of in vivo mammalian gene function to Japanese pharmaceutical companies. Oriental Yeast will also help to market Lexicon's drug target validation technologies in the Japanese market.

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