Devgen announced last week that it has struck a research partnership with Syngenta focused on using RNAi to develop insect-control approaches for crop protection, marking the latest in a series of deals between RNAi and microRNA specialists and ag-bio players.

Under the arrangement, Syngenta will refine and commercialize sprayable insecticides based on RNAi technologies that had been under development at Devgen.

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