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NIEHS Expands Toxicogenomics Contract with Paradigm to Include RNAi; TGen to Build siRNA Library

NEW YORK, May 6 (GenomeWeb News) - Paradigm Genetics will perform additional toxicogenomics research for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences that will involve RNAi technology, the company said today.

 

Under the agreement, an expansion of Paradigm's five-year, $23.8 million contract with NIEHS that started in 2002, Paradigm will subcontract with the Translational Genomics Research Institute to build an siRNA library, which will help in studying how humans respond to environmental toxins.

 

Under the modified contract, Paradigm will receive revenues soon, the company said.

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