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Eli Lilly Licenses Inpharmatica's Admensa Interactive

Inpharmatica said this week that Eli Lilly has licensed its Admensa Interactive suite of predictive ADME models and compound-prioritization tools.

"We are delighted that Lilly, with its significant in-house strength in computational ADME, has chosen AI to augment its discovery support," said John Lisle, CEO of Inpharmatica.

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.


Jazz Pharmaceuticals Uses SciTegic's Pipeline Pilot for Sales Support

Accelrys said this week that Jazz Pharmaceuticals has licensed the Pipeline Pilot workflow software from its SciTegic division to support a "full-featured sales force automation tool and a robust sales reporting architecture."

Jazz Pharmaceuticals will use Pipeline Pilot to support a web-based contact management system and will also use the platform to integrate applications that process clinical and other life sciences data.

Mathew Hahn, chief science and technology officer at Accelrys, said in a statement that the agreement "validates the advantages of our platform, which can be applied to both scientific and non-scientific applications."


Locus Pharmaceuticals Partners with Ono Pharmaceutical on Computational Drug Design

Locus Pharmaceuticals has entered into a research agreement with Ono Pharmaceutical in which it will use its computational drug-design capabilities to develop preclinical drug candidates for a protein kinase selected by Ono.

Financial and other terms of the multi-year agreement were not disclosed.


Siena Biotech Extends MetaCore License

GeneGo said this week that Siena Biotech has expanded its license to its MetaCore informatics platform.

Siena is using MetaCore to integrate multiple data types including proteomics and chemogenomics information.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

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The Scan

Just Breathing

A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports.

Just Like This One

NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna.

Slow Start

The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000.

Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer

In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.