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Quark Says AMD Target Implicated in
Smoking-Induced Pulmonary Injury

Quark Biotech said last week that data from a company collaborator indicates that the hypoxia inducible gene RTP801, which the company is targeting in an RNAi program for age-related macular degeneration (see RNAi News, 3/18/2005), is associated with cigarette smoking-induced pulmonary injury and inflammation.

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