Benzinga  Mar 3  Comment 
Primoris Services Corporation (NASDAQ: PRIM) shares touched a new 52-week low of $17.09. Primoris Services reported Q4 earnings of $0.17 per share and announced the acquisition of Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ: OTTR) subsidiary Aevenia in a...
TheStreet.com  Nov 6  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Senomyx shares have lost nearly a third of their value in trading on Thursday, down 31.9% to $4.85, after the packaged foods flavor ingredients manufacturer missed analysts' third quarter earnings forecast and issued...
DailyFinance  Aug 28  Comment 
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/28/14 -- Senomyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNMX), a leading company using proprietary taste science technologies to discover, develop, and commercialize novel flavor ingredients for the food, beverage, and flavor...
TheStreet.com  Jun 19  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Senomyx  surged Thursday after Craig-Hallum initiated coverage on the biotech company, which creates additives to enhance flavors and odors in foods. The firm initiated coverage with a "buy" rating and a $16.50 price...
Benzinga  Jun 9  Comment 
In a note released Monday, Lake Street analyst Chris Krueger initiated coverage on Senomyx (NASDAQ: SNMX) with a Buy rating and announced a $14 price target. "Senomyx is on the verge of a sales breakout as it transforms from the discovery &...


Senomyx, Inc. was founded September 1998 by Howard Hughes Medical Investigators Charles Zuker and Roger Y. Tsien (Nobel Laureate), whom also founded Aurora Biosciences (acquired by Vertex Pharmaceuticals for about $592 million in stock). Senomyx uses taste receptor-based assays and screening technologies to discover and develop flavor enhancers and taste modulators for the food and beverage industry. The Company has entered into development collaborations with seven leading food, beverage, and ingredient supply companies, which include Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Cadbury Schweppes, Campbell Soup Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Firmenich SA, Nestle SA and Solae LLC.

Senomyx’s current focus programs include the discovery and development of 1) savory, sweet, and salt flavor ingredients that can substitute or allow for the reduction of MSG, sugar, and salt in food and beverage products, 2) bitter blockers that will reduce or block bitter tastes in foods, beverages, and pharmaceuticals, and 3) cooling ingredients for a cooling taste effect for confectioneries, foods and beverages, and oral care and OTC healthcare products.


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