NEW YORK, July 14 (GenomeWeb News) - The board of directors of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals has approved a rights agreement to ensure that its stockholders receive preferred stock purchase rights in case of certain 'abusive tactics,' the Cambridge, Mass.-based RNAi company said today.

 

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