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> Genta has entered into an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with Daiichi Sankyo for the development and commercialization of tesetaxel
(formerly known as DJ-927), a late Phase II oncology therapy. Release

> Millipore has inked a deal with Solabia to market materials used in manufacturing biologics. Release

> Abbott Laboratories' molecular diagnostics unit has joined with Genentech, OSI Pharmaceuticals and Roche to develop a gene test for Tarceva. Release

> Gilead Sciences has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application for marketing approval of aztreonam lysine 75 mg powder for nebuliser solution (aztreonam lysine) in the European Union. Release 

> Hovione has purchased 75 percent of Hisyn Pharmaceutical, a Chinese plant that manufactures drug substances. Story

> Novartis will use biomarker detection technology developed by Singulex for its drug development work. Report

> Shareholders have approved the sale of Pharmion to Celgene. Release

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