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Dharmacon to Provide siRNAs to Bayer

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 (GenomeWeb News) - Dharmacon said today that it has signed an agreement to provide custom siRNA reagents to Bayer for use in target validation and drug development projects.


Financial terms of the arrangment were not disclosed.


Dharmacon has recently struck a number of similar deals with other drugmakers, including Abbott, Exelixis, and Odyssey Thera.

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