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2014-04-24

Cytokinetics, Inc.: Cytokinetics to Announce First Quarter Results on May 6, 2014

South San Francisco, CA., April 24, 2014

- Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq: CYTK) announced today that it is
scheduled to report first quarter results on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Eastern Time. Following the announcement, Cytokinetics' senior management
will host a conference call at 4:30 PM Eastern Time to discuss operational
and financial results and the company's outlook for the future.

The conference call will be simultaneously webcast and can be accessed from
the homepage and in the Investor Relations section of Cytokinetics' website
at www.cytokinetics.com. The live audio of the conference call can also be
accessed by telephone by dialing either (866) 999-CYTK (2985) (United States
and Canada) or (706) 679-3078 (international) and typing in the passcode
34949399.

An archived replay of the webcast will be available via Cytokinetics' website
until May 13, 2014. The replay will also be available via telephone by
dialing (855) 859-2056 (United States and Canada) or (404) 537-3406
(international) and typing in the passcode 34949399 from May 6, 2014 at 5:30
PM Eastern Time until May 13, 2014.

About Cytokinetics

Cytokinetics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the
discovery and development of novel small molecule therapeutics that modulate
muscle function for the potential treatment of serious diseases and medical
conditions. Cytokinetics' lead drug candidate from its cardiac muscle
contractility program,omecamtiv mecarbil
, is in Phase II clinical development for the potential treatment of heart
failure. Amgen Inc. holds an exclusive license worldwide to develop and
commercializeomecamtiv mecarbil
and related compounds, subject to Cytokinetics' specified development and
commercialization participation rights. Cytokinetics is independently
developingtirasemtiv
, a fast skeletal muscle activator, as a potential treatment for diseases and
medical conditions associated with neuromuscular dysfunction.Tirasemtiv
is currently the subject of a Phase II clinical trials program and has been
granted orphan drug designation and fast track status by the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration and orphan medicinal product designation by the European
Medicines Agency for the potential treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
(ALS). Cytokinetics is collaborating with Astellas Pharma Inc. to develop
CK-2127107, a skeletal muscle activator structurally distinct from
tirasemtiv, for non-neuromuscular indications. All of these drug candidates
have arisen from Cytokinetics' muscle biology focused research activities and
are directed towards the cytoskeleton. The cytoskeleton is a complex
biological infrastructure that plays a fundamental role within every human
cell. Additional information about Cytokinetics can be obtained at
www.cytokinetics.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements for purposes of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act"). Cytokinetics
disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking
statements, and claims the protection of the Act's safe harbor for
forward-looking statements. Examples of such statements include, but are not
limited to, statements relating to planned presentations, and the properties
and potential benefits of Cytokinetics' drug candidates and potential drug
candidates. Such statements are based on management's current expectations,
but actual results may differ materially due to various risks and
uncertainties, including, but not limited to, potential difficulties or
delays in the development, testing, regulatory approval and production of
Cytokinetics' drug candidates and potential drug candidates that could slow
or prevent clinical development or product approval, including risks that
current and past results of clinical trials or preclinical studies may not be
indicative of future clinical trials results and that Cytokinetics' drug
candidates and potential drug candidates may have unexpected adverse side
effects or inadequate therapeutic efficacy. For further information regarding
these and other risks related to Cytokinetics' business, investors should
consult Cytokinetics' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact:
Joanna L. Goldstein
Manager, Investor Relations&Corporate Communications
(650) 624-3000

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This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Cytokinetics, Inc. via Globenewswire

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