Compugen Establishes Small-Molecule, Drug Discovery Subsidiary

Tel Aviv, Israel-based Compugen last week announced Keddem Bioscience Limited, a small-molecule drug discovery company that formerly was the company’s chemistry division. The subsidiary’s offices and labs are located in Ashkelon, Israel.

The company said that its Keddem subsidiary would approach drug discovery by proposing the creation of a comprehensive, yet relatively small set of screening molecules (less than 100,000), and a suite of algorithms.

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