NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bio-Techne has licensed rights to a protein synthesis technology developed by the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

MRC Technology, the tech transfer organization for the UK's MRC, said that it has licensed to Bio-Techne the Genetically encoded Orthogonal Protection and Activated Ligation (GOPAL) technology, which enables the site-specific isopeptide bonds between proteins. The license enables the Minneapolis, Minn.-based life science research tools firm to develop reagent products using GOPAL.

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