NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Alnylam Pharmaceuticals has granted Quark Biotech licenses to discover, develop, and commercialize RNAi therapeutics targeting the RTP801 gene for age-related macular degeneration, the companies said yesterday.
 
Simultaneously, Quark has agreed to withdraw its support of opposition to the Kreutzer-Limmer patent estate currently granted in Europe.
 

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