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Dyadic Partners With Scripps Florida to Annotate Genome of Dyadic s C1 Fungus Genome

NEW YORK, March 31 (GenomeWeb News) - Dyadic International announced today that it will work with the Scripps Research Institute to provide a complete annotation of the genome of Chrysosporium lucknowense, Dyadic's proprietary fungal organism.


The organism, also known as C1, was sequenced last year by Agencourt Biosciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of Beckman Coulter.


The genome annotation work will be carried out at Scripps' new research center in Palm Beach County, Fla., under the direction of Nick Tsinoremas, senior director of Informatics at Scripps Florida, Dyadic said.


Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

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