Title: Functional and Hyperfunctional siRNA
Filed: April 7, 2005
Lead Inventor: Anastasia Khvorova, Dharmacon
According to the patent application's abstract, "efficient sequence specific gene silencing is possible through the use of siRNA technology. By selecting particular siRNAs by rationale design, one can maximize the generation of an effective gene silencing reagent, as well as methods for silencing genes."