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2012-02-28 10:45:48

Antisense oligonucleotides — short segments of genetic material designed to target specific areas of a gene or chromosome — that activated an enzyme to "chew up" toxic RNA (ribonucleic acid) could point the way to a treatment for a degenerative muscle disease called myotonic dystrophy, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in a report in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. "This is a proof-of-principle therapy...

2011-05-27 08:47:00

SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc. (TriLink), a leader in manufacturing high quality oligonucleotides and nucleoside triphosphates, announced today the award of their CleanAmp(TM) Primer patent by the European Patent Office (EPO Patent no. 2032714). First launched in March of 2008, CleanAmp(TM) Primers pioneered TriLink's CleanAmp(TM) line of next generation Hot Start PCR products. The technology consists of thermolabile chemical modifications which...

2011-03-30 09:17:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, a privately held company pioneering the development of antithrombotic aptamers with active control agents, announced that David J. Mazzo, PhD, President and CEO, will be presenting at the Needham & Company's 10th Annual Healthcare Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 11:20 a.m. EDT. The presentation will include an overview of the Company's pipeline with emphasis...

2011-03-28 11:09:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc., a privately held company pioneering the development of antithrombotic aptamers with active control agents, announced that Thomas J. Povsic, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Duke University, will present results of the RADAR Phase 2b clinical trial for the Company's lead product, the REG1 anticoagulation system, at the i2 Summit during the American College of Cardiology 2011 60th Annual Scientific...


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