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Qiagen to Develop High-Throughput RNAi Tools as Part of Research Project with Institut Curie

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 (GenomeWeb News) - Qiagen will work with the Institut Curie of France to develop high-throughput RNA interference screening tools, the company said today.

 

The collaboration is part of Institut Curie's BioPhenics project, which aims to combine RNAi technology and phenotypic analysis for cancer research, using cell biology and microscopic imaging.

 

Qiagen will contribute siRNA design and its HiPerFect delivery reagent.

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