USPTO Publishes One RNAi-Related Patent, Eight Patent Applications | GenomeWeb

Title: Methods and Means for Producing [an] Efficient Silencing Construct Using Recombinational Cloning

Number: 6,933,146

Filed: Jan. 25, 2002

Lead Inventor: Christopher Helliwell, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization

According to the patent's abstract, the invention comprises "methods and vectors and kits … for producing chimeric nucleic acid constructs capable of producing dsRNA for silencing target nucleic acid sequences of interest using recombinational cloning."

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