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2006-11-21 03:00:23

BOULDER, Colo., and KYOTO, Japan, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmion Corporation and Nippon Shinyaku Co., Ltd today announced the completion of an exclusive license agreement for development and commercialization rights to Vidaza (azacitidine for injectable suspension) in Japan. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The agreement requires Nippon Shinyaku to pay both royalties and milestone payments to Pharmion upon the achievement of certain regulatory and sales milestones,...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.