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Bioo Therapeutics, Texas Tech Research Collaborate on siRNA Delivery to T Cells

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Bioo Therapeutics, a division of Bioo Scientific, said this month that it has signed a collaborative research agreement with Texas Tech University researcher Premlata Shankar to develop methods to deliver siRNAs into T cells.

Under the deal, Shankar will use Bioo's Targeted Transport Technology, which involves joining a carrier agent to a monoclonal antibody to produce a conjugate that is then loaded with an RNAi molecule such as an siRNA or miRNA mimic, to deliver anti-HIV siRNAs into T cells.

Specific terms of the arrangement were not disclosed.

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