NEW YORK, Aug. 6 – NeoGenesis and Schering-Plough Corporation have partnered to discover small-molecule drug leads, the companies announced on Monday.

Under the deal, NeoGenesis will employ its Automated Ligand Identification System (ALIS) and its neoMorph compound library to help Schering-Plough discover a range of antiviral candidates. In exchange, the drug giant will outlay research and development funding as well as an undisclosed equity investment in NeoGenesis.

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