Title: SiRNA Research Tool Kit. Number: 20040181821. Filed: Feb. 27, 2004. Lead Inventor: Jiadong Zhou.
The patent application, its abstract states, covers “a kit … for gene functional studies, which allows users to produce siRNA via siRNA expression cassettes; efficiently introduce the siRNA expression cassette into cultured mammalian cells; evaluate the transfection efficiency; and evaluate the siRNA synthetic efficiency.