Orchid invests in Diakron
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Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticalshas acquired majority control in Diakron Pharmaceuticals, the US drug development firm that has an exclusive licence for an investigational oral anticoagulant drug candidate discovered and developed through Phase I by Merck & Co. Diakron has the exclusive rights to develop, and, if approved, market and distribute the compound worldwide.
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