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Chemicon Expands Focus to RNAi Through Promega Deal

Chemicon, a division of Serologicals, said this week that it has entered the field of RNAi research through a sublicensing deal with Promega.

The company said it has acquired through the license the right to use DNA-directed RNA interference technology — which uses DNA constructs to transcribe within target cells dsRNA that trigger an RNAi effect — to develop and sell products and reagents for life science research.

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