Title: Method and Medicament for Inhibiting the Expression of a Given Gene

Patent Number: 8,119,608

Filed: March 6, 2003

Lead Inventor: Roland Kreutzer, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

The invention, the patent's abstract states, “provides methods and compositions for inhibiting gene expression using double-stranded RNA molecules that are between 15 and 24 nucleotides in length and are complementary to a target gene sequence.”

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