Plexxikon, Roche to work together on new class of cancer drugs

10/9/2006 | American City Business Journals

Roche will pay up to $700 million to Calif.-based biotech Plexxikon to create a new early-stage cancer therapy based on the biotech's compound, which attracted a lot of attention. The drug selectively inhibits a genetic mutation, called B-RafV600E kinase, found in more than 70% of malignant melanomas and a large percentage of other cancers and tumor types.

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