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Baylor, U Minn, Mayo Adopt Open Biosystems' RNAi Program

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Open Biosystems yesterday said that three US research centers have adopted its RNAi Program, which gives access to the company’s shRNA libraries, technical support, and access to extensions of existing libraries.
 
Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Minnesota, and the Mayo Clinic will use the Open Biosystems programs in several types of genome studies, the company said.
 
Open Biosystems' portfolio of RNAi resources include shRNAmir lentiviral and retroviral libraries targeting the entire human and mouse genomes, the RNAi Consortium human and mouse lentiviral shRNA libraries, lentiviral inducible shRNAmir library targeting the human genome, and RNAi collections targeting Drosophila, C. elegans, and zebrafish.
 
Financial terms of the agreements were not released.

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