CyDex Pharmaceuticals was acquired by Ligand Pharmaceuticals on January 26, 2011

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CyDex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

10513 West 84th Terrace,
Lenexa, Kansas 66214
United States,
www.cydexpharma.com

CyDex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company developing products and licensing its Captisol technology. Captisol is currently incorporated in five FDA-approved medications and marketed by three of the company's licensees: Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Prism Pharmaceuticals.


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