Monday's issue of BioWorld International covered the followingnews from around the world:

* European Union, European Commission and European Parliamentcontinue heated debates on biotech patent law development

* KS Biomedix Holdings plc, of London, strikes a deal to developsheep monoclonal antibodies with F Hoffman-La Roche, of Basel,Switzerland

* Researchers at the University of Dsseldorf and HepaVec, ofBerlin, target Wilson's disease for gene therapy

* Northern Ireland's first biotech start-up, Molecules to Market, ofBelfast, focuses on diagnostic tools at point of care

* Alizyme plc, of Cambridge, U.K., posts first results since floatation

* Luxembourg rapped over EU biotech law gap

* Microbics Corp., of Carlsbad, Calif., prepares for a move to theU.K.

* Genset, of Paris, and Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, of Beerse,Belgium, collaborate on discovery of genes that cause schizophrenia

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