NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Open Biosystems said today that Drexel University will use its expression arrest shRNAmir short hairpin RNA library to identify and analyze genes associated with Alzheimer's disease.

According to the company, Drexel will use the library as part of a six-year research program set to wrap up this fall.

Specific terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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