Title: Desmolein 4 is a Novel Gene Involved in Hair Growth

Number: 20060105977

Filed: Oct. 14, 2005

Inventor: Angela Christiano, Sirna Dermatology

"This invention provides methods and compositions for inhibiting the expression of desmoglein 4," the patent application's abstract states. "This invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions for inhibiting hair growth in a subject."


Title: RNAi Modulation of ApoB and Uses Thereof

Number: 20060105976

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