Dow AgroSciences Grants License to Danforth Center to Improve Cassava Crop | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Dow AgroSciences has granted the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center a non-exclusive sublicense for use of its gene expression technology under a deal announced today.

As part of the agreement, the Danforth Center will be able to use a promoter that allows disease-resistance genes to be introduced and to function in the cassava plant, thereby blocking viral replication.

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