Dicerna Pharmaceuticals this week announced the publication of data by company researchers and collaborators demonstrating the potential therapeutic benefit of knocking down a key cancer target using RNAi.

Appearing in Molecular Therapy, the paper shows that Dicerna's Dicer-substrate molecules, when devliered using its proprietary lipid nanoparticles, can significantly reduce the expression of beta-catenin in liver cancer models.

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