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Summary for Patent: 8,895,718
Title:RNA interference mediating small RNA molecules
Abstract: Double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) induces sequence-specific post-transcriptional gene silencing in many organisms by a process known as RNA interference (RNAi). Using a Drosophila in vitro system, we demonstrate that 19-23 nt short RNA fragments are the sequence-specific mediators of RNAi. The short interfering RNAs (siRNAs) are generated by an RNase III-like processing reaction from long dsRNA. Chemically synthesized siRNA duplexes with overhanging 3' ends mediate efficient target RNA cleavage in the lysate, and the cleavage site is located near the center of the region spanned by the guiding siRNA. Furthermore, we provide evidence that the direction of dsRNA processing determines whether sense or antisense target RNA can be cleaved by the produced siRNP complex.
Inventor(s): Tuschl; Thomas (Brooklyn, NY), Elbashir; Sayda Mahgoub (Cambridge, MA), Lendeckel; Winfried (Hohengandern, DE)
Assignee: Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Wissenschaften E.V. (Munich, DE) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA) Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research (Cambridge, MA) University of Massachusetts (Boston, MA)
Application Number:12/897,374
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Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Alnylam Pharms Inc ONPATTRO patisiran sodium SOLUTION;INTRAVENOUS 210922-001 Aug 10, 2018 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y Y   Start Trial
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