Cellectis Publishes Results Paving the Way for New Therapeutic Approaches Against Cancer and Genetic Diseases

Published: Oct 02, 2012

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Cellectis (Alternext: ALCLS), the French genome engineering specialist, announces in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, one of the most respected scientific journals in the world, the publication of a new approach regarding the targeted modification of DNA2. The manuscript unmasks novel perspectives and broadens the scope of TALENsTM technology to new therapeutic approaches to fight against cancer and genetic diseases. Until now, TALENsTM, the molecular scissors created by Cellectis Group, were only able to target certain parts of the genome. A team of the Group’s researchers, led by Julien Valton and Philippe Duchateau, was able to overcome this constraint, opening the way to a wider range of applications, especially in the therapeutic field.

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