Navigation Links
ChemDiv and Achaogen Enter Into a Discovery Collaboration
Date:1/29/2008

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemDiv, Inc., a leading chemistry-driven global contract research organization, has announced today that it has entered into a discovery collaboration with Achaogen, Inc., South San Francisco, CA. Applying its expertise in medicinal and synthetic chemistry, ChemDiv will support Achaogen in identifying and developing novel antibacterial compounds. Financial terms of the collaboration were not disclosed.

"We look forward to collaborating with Achaogen on this exciting project where ChemDiv's strong medicinal chemistry expertise and integrated drug discovery capabilities will provide our partner with the tools for successful research operations and help them achieve rapid progress in this area," said Alex Khvat, Sr. Director of Chemistry at ChemDiv, Inc.

"We are pleased to be working with ChemDiv on this important medicinal chemistry effort to optimize SOS pathway inhibitors discovered by Achaogen," said Dr. Heinz Moser, Achaogen's Senior Vice President for Chemistry. "These inhibitors could prove to be powerful new tools in the battle against antimicrobial resistance."

About ChemDiv, Inc.:

ChemDiv, Inc. (Chemical Diversity) is a global chemistry-driven contract research organization delivering discovery opportunities and services for life science partners. ChemDiv is merging industrial and academic efforts to bring new approaches to the treatment of life-threatening diseases. http://www.chemdiv.com

About Achaogen, Inc.:

Achaogen (a-KAY-oh-jen) is addressing the widespread emergence of bacterial resistance through the discovery and development of small molecule anti-infectives. Achaogen focuses on both known classes of antibiotics, as well as wholly novel classes of new drugs that will act through validated but as yet unexploited bacterial targets. For more information about Achaogen please contact John Hollway, Vice President, Business Development at 650-266-1120 or bd@achaogen.com, or visit http://www.achaogen.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE ChemDiv, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. BioLife Solutions Announces Exclusive CryoStor(TM) Supply Agreement With the New England Cryogenic Center, Inc.
2. Cepheid Enters Into Five-Year Agreement With Northrop Grumman for the Purchase of Anthrax Test Cartridges for Use in United States Postal Service Biohazard Detection Systems
3. Baxa Announces 2008 Dates for STAR Center Professional Pharmacy and Cleanroom Training
4. Center for Molecular Medicine Only Regional Provider of Test Suggested in FDA Alert on Prescribing Codeine to Nursing Mothers
5. Vital Images Releases Next Generation Enterprise-Wide Solutions Featuring Vitrea(R) 4.0 and ViTALConnect(R) 4.1
6. UniCare Unveils Community Resource Center in Topeka to Serve Medicaid Enrollees
7. Heritage and Ipca Enter Into Strategic Alliance for Generic Pharmaceutical Products
8. Neogen Acquires Kane Enterprises
9. NYU Medical Center Collaborates With Rosetta Genomics to Develop a microRNA-Based Diagnostic Test for Melanoma
10. Alliance for Medical Devices, Instrumentation and Diagnostics formed between Fraunhofer Center for Manufacturing Innovation and Boston University
11. Human Pheromone Sciences Enters Into Agreement to Reposition and Promote its Natural Attraction(R) Brand
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... TOKYO , June 24, 2016  Regular discussions on ... to take place between the two entities said Poloz. ... in Ottawa , he pointed to the ... and the federal government. ... Poloz said, "Both institutions have common economic goals, why not ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... While the majority of commercial spectrophotometers and fluorometers use the z-dimension of 8.5 ... end machines that use the more unconventional z-dimension of 20mm. Z-dimension or ... the cuvette holder. , FireflySci has developed several Agilent flow cell product lines ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Seattle, WA (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2016 ... ... technology, announces the release of its second eBook, “Clinical Trials Patient Recruitment and ... patient recruitment and retention in this eBook by providing practical tips, tools, and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016   Boston Biomedical , ... compounds designed to target cancer stemness pathways, announced ... granted Orphan Drug Designation from the U.S. Food ... gastric cancer, including gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer. Napabucasin ... to inhibit cancer stemness pathways by targeting STAT3, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:5/9/2016)... 2016 Elevay is currently known ... freedom for high net worth professionals seeking travel for ... connected world, there is still no substitute for a ... sealing your deal with a firm handshake. This is ... advantage of citizenship via investment programs like those offered ...
(Date:4/26/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has ... Market 2016-2020"  report to their offering.  , ,     ... The analysts forecast the global multimodal biometrics market ... the period 2016-2020.  Multimodal biometrics is ... as the healthcare, BFSI, transportation, automotive, and government ...
(Date:4/13/2016)...  IMPOWER physicians supporting Medicaid patients in ... standard in telehealth thanks to a new partnership with ... IMPOWER patients can routinely track key health measurements, such ... and, when they opt in, share them with IMPOWER ... local retail location at no cost. By leveraging this ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):