NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery today announced it has signed an agreement with Bayer Pharma for the use of Horizon's Genesis genome editing technology in support of Bayer's cancer R&D programs.

Horizon will use its platform to develop human isogenic cell lines for use in Bayer's programs in order to deliver cell lines that more accurately model the disease-relevant mutations found in human tumors.

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