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2011-03-17 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Life Science, the innovative biological products and services research business of Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL), announced that its SAGE Labs initiative has created a suite of knockout rat models of Parkinson's disease in collaboration with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF). Developed using the proprietary SAGEspeed(TM) model creation process, these off-the-shelf rat models represent a...

2011-02-24 15:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Life Science, the innovative biological products and services research business of Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL), today announced the release of its pre-designed CompoZr Knockout Zinc Finger Nucleases (ZFNs) technology to knockout any gene in the human genome. The new offer, attractively priced to fit within the budget of a typical laboratory, can generate permanent and heritable gene knockouts in human cell lines within...

2010-12-13 00:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma Life Science, the innovative biological products and services business of Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL), today announced that its SAGE Labs initiative has successfully used its proprietary CompoZr® Zinc Finger Nuclease (ZFN) technology to generate knock-in rats in which foreign genes have been inserted, or 'knocked-in', into the rat genome in a precisely targeted manner. This breakthrough...

2010-04-19 00:00:00

ST. LOUIS, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma® Life Science, the innovative biological products and services brand of Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL), today introduced the world's first p53 'knockout' rat model, an important development that is expected to, due to the rat's closer physiological and metabolic similarity to humans, significantly improve timelines for carcinogenicity screening and reduce time to market for therapeutics. The p53 model,...


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