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Sigma-Aldrich Licenses Rosetta Inpharmatics siRNA Informatics Technology

NEW YORK, May 24 (GenomeWeb News) - Sigma-Aldrich has gained an exclusive license to Rosetta Inpharmatics' bioinformatics design tools for siRNA research and development purposes, Rosetta said today.


Sigma- Aldrich said it plans to use Rosetta' design technology to launch human and model organism siRNA whole-genome libraries, to deliver siRNA panels targeted to specific gene families, and to provide access to single-target pre-designed siRNAs through an enhanced Web interface on its website.


Rosetta is a wholly owned subsidiary of Merck.


Financial details were not discussed.

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