MADISON, NJ--Pharmaceutical manufacturer Schering-Plough here and genomics company Genome Therapeutics have announced a new collaboration in which they will utilize genomics to discover and develop products to treat fungal infections. Under terms of the deal, Genome Therapeutics will use its bioinformatics and other capabilities to identify drug discovery targets, while Plough will receive exclusive access to genomic information related to two fungal pathogens, Candida albicans and Aspergillus fumigatus, that results from the collaboration.

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