NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Thermo Fisher Scientific said today that it has acquired Open Biosystems, a privately held provider of RNAi research products, for an undisclosed sum.
 
Thermo Fisher said in a statement that the acquisition "significantly expands" its presence in the RNAi field because Open Biosystems' specialty, short-hairpin RNA, complements the small-interfering RNA technology it already sells through its Thermo Scientific Dharmacon product line.
 

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