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Dimona

(dīmō`nə) [Heb.,=wasting], town (1994 pop. 30,400), S Israel, in the Negev Desert. It is the seat of the Negev Nuclear Research Center. Mining and the production of textiles, chemicals, and processed minerals are also important. A development town, it was founded in 1955 and named for ancient Dimonah, which was located nearby. Because of its capacity as a site for nuclear weapons, Dimona was a target of Iraqi missiles in the Persian Gulf WarPersian Gulf Wars,
two conflicts involving Iraq and U.S.-led coalitions in the late 20th and early 21st cent.

The First Persian Gulf War, also known as the Gulf War, Jan.–Feb.
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M2 PHARMA-August 8, 2014-3SBio licenses Dinona's anti JL-1 antibody for acute leukemia
8 August 2014 - Chinese biotech group 3SBio Inc (NASDAQ:SSRX) said yesterday it had signed an exclusive licence deal with South Korean peer Dinona Inc to develop, manufacture and commercialise the latter's anti JL-1 antibody, Leukotuximab, for acute leukemia (AL), including acute myelocytic leukemia (AML) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), in certain territories.
DiNonA will also receive a sales-based royalty from 3SBio.