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The company's platform is based on nucleotide deamination, a process that occurs naturally in cells and doesn't create a permanent edit in the genome.

In PNAS this week: Fanconi anemia protein role in ribosome biogenesis, small interfering RNAs in A. thaliana seeds development, and more.

The investment bank began coverage with an Outperform rating, noting that Horizon's recent acquisition of Dharmacon is highly complementary and synergistic.

With optimization work currently being done with beta testers, the company is negotiating with companies to provide their siRNA library content on its plates.

Title: RNA Interference Modulators of Hedgehog Signaling and Uses Thereof
Patent Number: 8,802,639
Filed: March 24, 2005

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – InteRNA Technologies and academic collaborators this month reported details of an siRNA-delivery technology capable of specifically targeting tumor vasculature, along with in vitro data demonstrating its ability to carry siRNAs into human umbilical vein endothelial

Should Dicerna Pharmaceuticals complete its planned initial public offering, the company would be the first RNAi drug developer to go public since Alnylam Pharmaceuticals did so in 2004.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery today announced a research collaboration and licensing deal with AstraZeneca to interrogate oncology-relevant genotypes in order to identify and validate new drug targets.

This article has been updated to include information about Life Technologies' spokesperson.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Using genome-wide RNAi screens, Richard Youle at the US National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and his colleagues have identified a bevy of regulators of

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The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.

The Los Angeles Times' Daily Pilot reports the chief executive of Vantari Genetics has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme.

News 4 Jax reports that a Florida bill to prevent life and long-term care insurers from using genetic information in their coverage decisions has easily passed one committee.

In Science this week: potentially pathogenic mutations found in hematopoietic stem cells from young healthy donors, and more.