Cenix Inks RNAi-Based Target Identification, Validation Deal with Bayer

Cenix BioScience said this week that it has signed a deal to use its genome-wide siRNA library to help Bayer HealthCare screen all known human druggable genes in an effort to identify and validate new drug targets.

Cenix said that, using cell-based assays developed in partnership with Bayer researchers, it expects to screen more than 6,000 genes in less than nine months.

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