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Dharmacon Expands RNAi Supply Pact with Wyeth

NEW YORK, Sep. 8 (GenomeWeb News) - Dharmacon today said that it has inked a new agreement to supply Wyeth with its custom Smartpool siRNA reagents and individual Smartselection designed duplexes covering 800 gene targets.


The agreement expands and extends a relationship between the companies dating back to 2002, when Wyeth became an early adopter of the Smartpool and Smartselection technologies. Further terms of the pact were not disclosed.


Lafayette, Colo.-based Dharmacon is a subsidiary of Fisher Scientific International.

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