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Biovitrum Acquires Promising Anti-Obesity Drug Leads from BioFocus
CHESTERFORD RESEARCH PARK, U.K. and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- BioFocus plc (AIM:BIO), a world leader in drug discovery, and Biovitrum today announce that Biovitrum has acquired from BioFocus the rights to a promising research project in obesity. The research project, which currently is at the end of the lead generation phase, focuses on blocking signaling through a specific G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) that is believed to be relevant to weight reduction. The project has been developed within the GPCR lead generation joint venture between Biovitrum and BioFocus, initiated in 2001.
National Recreational Properties
National Recreational Properties, Inc. Contributes Supplies for Hurricane Victims
SEBRING, Fla. and IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- As a company, National Recreational Properties, Inc. (NRPI), a leading real estate company specializing in recreational land properties, believes in giving back to the community. In the past, the company and its employees have been able to donate time and money to causes in the Southern California area, where the corporate headquarters is located.
Pentony Enterprises LLC
TalkingStocks.com Announces FinancialContent, Inc. as our 'Ask The CEO' Show for Tuesday, September 28, 2004
DALLAS, Sept. 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- John Pentony, Publisher of TalkingStocks.com, announced FinancialContent, Inc. (OTCBB:FCON) as the "Ask The CEO" show for Tuesday, September 28, 2004 at 9:00 am Eastern time. "Ask The CEO" will be speaking to the CEO of FinancialContent, Inc., Wing Yu. We encourage those who have a question for Mr. Wu to call our toll free number and leave the question as either a voice mail or a fax. This telephone line will be open between now and Sunday, September 26, 2004.
Osprey Gold Corp.
Osprey Gold Corp. Announces $400,400 Private Placement of Units
TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Osprey Gold Corp. ("Osprey") (OTCBB:OSGL) today announced completion of the brokered private placement of 4,004,000 units at a price of $0.10 CAD per unit for proceeds of $400,400 CAD. Each unit consists of one common share and one common share warrant exercisable at $0.25 CAD per share for a period of two years. Units were sold to Non-U.S. persons pursuant to Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933.
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers to Webcast Live its Presentation at the Meyers Group/CSFB Homebuilder Forum on Thursday, September 23, 2004
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, will make a presentation to the investment community via live audio webcast at the Meyers Group/CSFB Homebuilder Forum on Thursday, September 23, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. PDT (4:30 p.m. EDT) in Dana Point, CA.
Elekta's Annual General Meeting 2004
STOCKHOLM, Sept. 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, September 21, Elekta AB (publ) held its Annual General Meeting. 75 shareholders, representing 43.1 percent of the votes in the company attended the Meeting, which was held at the Finlandshuset Conference Center, Snickarbacken 4, in Stockholm.