Chemaphor Inc.

Chemaphor Inc.

September 12, 2007 12:30 ET

Chemaphor Receives Initial Proceeds Under its OxBC Research, Development and Commercialization Agreement With Elanco Animal Health Division of Eli Lilly and Company

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 12, 2007) - Chemaphor Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CFR), a biotechnology research and development company, announced today that it has received proceeds from its collaborative research, license and commercialization agreement with Elanco Animal Health ("Elanco"), a division of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) to license its OxBC product technology ("OxBC"). The agreement establishes the framework for Chemaphor and Elanco to research, develop and potentially commercialize products for use in poultry and other food animal species using OxBC technology. The Company expects to recognize the proceeds as revenue as the services are delivered.

"We have been active in continuing the research and development of OxBC for improving growth and feed efficiency in food animals and we are pleased that Elanco has joined us with operational and financial support in this endeavour. This funding is considered significant to our current financial reporting" said Graham Burton, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chemaphor.

About Chemaphor

Chemaphor Inc. ( uses its core expertise in organic chemistry to develop premium products for the animal health, skin care cosmetics, pharmaceutical and specialty chemical markets. The Company's focus is on two proprietary products, a non pharmaceutical product OxBC and a lead cancer drug compound OCL-1. Chemaphor's goal is to fully exploit its proprietary platform of carotenoid oxidation compounds by finding recognized partners to commercialize its products in multiple, large markets.

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