This article has been updated from a previous version to clarify Sigma-Aldrich's role in the validation process. 
 
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Sigma-Aldrich said today that it is working with the RNAi Consortium to functionally validate around 160,000 previously cloned, lentiviral-based shRNA vector constructs as part the second phase of the project.
 
The company said that so far more than 5,000 clones have been tested in the functional validation process.
 

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