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Most of the current industry interest in autophagy – a mechanism cells use to degrade and remove damaged material – is centered on its role as a cancer drug target, but autophagy is also a neuroprotective mechanism. Now, a research team has shown its involvement in schizophrenia, opening the door for new drug and diagnostic development efforts.
The dealmaking column is a survey of recent transactions, including strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions, and financings, in the life sciences industries. Deals are listed by the following industry sectors: in vitro diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and research/analytical instrumentation and reagents. All transactions are excerpted from Elsevier's Strategic Transactions database, providing comprehensive transaction coverage from 1991 to the present.
Summarizing the month in European dealmaking.
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