By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Dow AgroSciences and Oregon State University today announced an agreement to use Dow's genome modification technology for tree improvement research.

Researchers at the university will use Dow's Exzact Precision Technology, a toolkit for targeted genome modification, to make changes to essential genes for flowering and reproduction. As part of the deal, Dow is also allowing access to its intellectual property, zinc finger reagents, and scientific expertise.

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