Dicerna, Ipsen Ink RNAi Drug-Discovery Deal | GenomeWeb

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals said this week that it has signed a deal with French biotechnology firm Ipsen to develop RNAi-based therapeutics in the areas of oncology and endocrinology.

Under the terms of the deal, the companies will combine Dicerna's Dicer-substrate technology with Ipsen's peptide-based targeting vectors, which they said will allow cell-specific, intracellular delivery of the RNAi molecules.

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