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MWG Biotech s siRNAs and GenScript s siRNA Vectors

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MWG Biotech said this week that it has expanded its line of siRNAs with the addition of multiple scales and siRNA in new formats.

MWG Biotech said it now offers three different scales: 0.05 µmol, 0.2 µmol, and 1.0 µmol. Additionally, siRNAs can now be ordered in either the standard 21mer or in a new 27mer format.


GenScript has recently introduced a new series of siRNA vectors.

According to the company, it now sells vectors with an enhancer sequence near the U6 or H1 promoter.

Additional details about the vectors can be found at http://www.genscript.com/rnai_vector.html.

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