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Carole Copeland (OUS), +1-317-277-3661 (office), +1-317-610-6196 (cell), Tammy Hull (U.S.A.), +1-317-651-9116 (office), +1-317-614-5132 (cell), both of Eli Lilly and Company; Kim Wix, Daiichi Sankyo (U.S.A.), +1-973-695-8338 (office), +1-908-656-5447 (cell), Shigemichi Kondo, Daiichi Sankyo (Tokyo), +81-3-6225-1126 (office); Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061120/DSLLOGO