By Doug Macron

New Zealand's Genesis Research and Development this month provided additional details about the establishment of a subsidiary to develop and commercialize its single-stranded RNAi technology, revealing that the primary investor in the new company is Japanese biotech firm MediBic Group.

And while MediBic is primarily a pharmacogenomics company, it is not entirely a stranger to RNAi, having invested at least twice in Intradigm through its investment banking arm MediBic Alliance.

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