CELLECTIS SA And BASF Plant Science L.L.C. Sign A License Under The Meganuclease Technology For Marker Genes Excision In Crops

Published: Jan 03, 2006

Cellectis SA, a biotechnology company dedicated to rational genome engineering and specialized in DNA recombination and reprogramming in living organisms, announced today that the company has signed a license under the Meganuclease Recombination System with BASF Plant Science. The agreement is following the evaluation and use of Cellectis' proprietary Meganuclease for the deletion/excision of nucleotide sequences, such as marker genes, in plants for agricultural and nutritional applications. Financial terms and conditions of the agreement were not disclosed.

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