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Benitec, Biomics Finalize Expressed RNAi Rx Collaboration for HBV


Australia’s Benitec said this week that it has entered into binding agreements with Chinese drug firm Biomics Biotechnologies to develop an expressed RNAi-based treatment for chronic hepatitis B infection.

In July, Benitec first announced that it had agreed to work with Biomics on the therapy (see RNAi News, 7/16/2009). Now, the companies have “put together the final project plan, budgets, and agreements” for the HBV effort, Benitec CEO Sue MacLeman said in a statement.

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