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CombiMatrix and IrsiCaixa Expand RNAi Research to Hepatitis C

NEW YORK, March 23 (GenomeWeb News) - Acacia Research's CombiMatrix unit and researchers at the IrsiCaixa Foundation in Spain have expanded their RNAi collaboration to include hepatitis C, Acacia said today.

 

Under the expanded agreement, scientists led by Bonaventura Clotet will screen pooled siRNA compounds provided by CombiMatrix for efficacy against the hepatitis C virus.

 

The IrsiCaixa researchers, based in Barcelona, Spain, have already been testing siRNA compounds from CombiMatrix on HIV since last year.

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