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P/S 1.90
MRNA's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. MRNA: 1.90 )
MRNA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.9


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Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Marina Biotech, Inc., formerly known as Nastech Pharmaceutical Company Inc., was incorporated in Delaware in 1983. The Company is a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of nucleic acid-based therapies utilizing gene silencing approaches such as RNA interference ('RNAi') and blocking messenger RNA ('mRNA') translation. It has multiple proprietary technologies integrated into a nucleic acid-based drug discovery platform, with the capability to deliver novel nucleic acid-based therapeutics via systemic, local and oral administration to target a range of human diseases, based on the unique characteristics of the cells and organs involved in each disease. Its pipeline includes a clinical program in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis ('FAP') and preclinical programs in bladder cancer and myotonic dystrophy. In addition to its own, internally developed technologies, it has strategically in-licensed and further developed nucleic acid- and delivery-related technologies, forming an integrated drug discovery platform. It is employing its platform, through its own efforts and those of its partners, for the discovery of multiple nucleic acid-based therapeutics including siRNA, microRNA, and single stranded oligonucleotide-based drugs. It's competitors include Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Benitec Biopharma, Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, miRagen Therapeutics, Mirna Therapeutics, Quark Pharmaceuticals, Regulus Therapeutics, Silence Therapeutics, and Tekmira Pharmaceuticals. The Company is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations governing the use, storage, handling and disposal of these materials and specific waste products. It is also subject to numerous environmental, health and workplace safety laws and regulations, including those governing laboratory procedures, exposure to blood-borne pathogens and the handling of bio-hazardous materials.
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