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Avesthagen gets Investment from Godrej Group

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (GenomeWeb News) - Indian industrial conglomerate Godrej group has made an investment in Bangalore-based bioinformatics firm Avestha Gengraine (Avesthagen), according to the Business Standard.


Godrej, which already has a presence in biotech through its Godrej Agrovet unit, did not disclose the size of the stake it took in Avesthagen.

The Scan

Genes Linked to White-Tailed Jackrabbits' Winter Coat Color Change

Climate change, the researchers noted in Science, may lead to camouflage mismatch and increase predation of white-tailed jackrabbits.

Adenine Base Editor Targets SCID Mutation in New Study

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, report in Cell that adenine base editing was able to produce functional T lymphocytes in a model of severe combined immune deficiency.

Researchers Find Gene Affecting Alkaline Sensitivity in Plants

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Science have found a locus affecting alkaline-salinity sensitivity, which could aid in efforts to improve crop productivity, as they report in Science.

International Team Proposes Checklist for Returning Genomic Research Results

Researchers in the European Journal of Human Genetics present a checklist to guide the return of genomic research results to study participants.