NEW YORK, July 12 (GenomeWeb News) - RNA interference company Alnylam Pharmaceuticals has given a non-exclusive license to patents in its Kreutzer-Limmer IP portfolio to Eurogentec, a life science reagent supplier.
The license enables Eurogentec to use the IP for research products and services, Alnylam said. The patent family covers short interfering RNAs and their use to mediate RNAi in mammalian cells.
The agreement brings to 11 the number of companies to which Alnylam has licensed the patent family. Six of these firms are research product suppliers, the company said.