Kosan Biosciences was acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb on May 29, 2008

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Kosan Biosciences, Inc.

3832 Bay Center Place,
Hayward, California 94545
United States,
510-732-8400
www.kosan.com

Kosan Biosciences is an established cancer therapeutics company focused on advancing two new classes of anticancer agents through clinical development: heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) inhibitors and epothilones.


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