updated 1/7/2011 7:16:51 AM ET 2011-01-07T12:16:51

DALLAS, Jan. 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MicroStockProfit.com announces an investment report featuring Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq:LXRX). The report includes financial, comparative and investment analyses, and industry information you need to know to make an educated investment decision.

The full report is available at: www.microstockprofit.com/lp/LXRX

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (LXRX) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering breakthrough treatments for human disease. It has currently four drug candidates in mid-stage development for diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome, carcinoid syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis. LXRX has used its proprietary gene knockout technology to identify more than 100 promising drug targets. The Company has focused drug discovery efforts on these biologically-validated targets to create its extensive pipeline of clinical and preclinical programs.

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In the report, the analyst notes:

"Shares of LXRX jumped Thursday after the Company reported its key drug for type-2 diabetes, LX4211, had shown encouraging data in a mid-stage study. The Company said a new tablet formulation of LX4211 worked as well as or better than a liquid formulation used in previous clinical trials. The drug's liquid version had already shown promising results in a mid-stage study last year.

"The recent study showed that the oral version of the said drug significantly increased the presence of GLP-1, an important peptide that mediates insulin and glucagon secretion."

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