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BioNotebook: Targacept gone in reverse merger with Catalyst, plus five other deals

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After a string of failures, Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based Targacept and its neuronal nicotinic receptor (NNR) therapeutics will be replaced by engineered human proteases for hemophilia and complement-mediated disorders in a reverse merger with privately-held Catalyst Biosciences in South San Francisco.

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