NEW YORK, Dec. 4 – Proteomics and functional genomics company Large Scale Biology Corporation said Tuesday it had exercised an option to expand its deal with Plant Bioscience of Norwich, UK, to include all higher plants. 

In June, LSBC of Vacaville, Calif., licensed viral-derived gene silencing and overexpression technology from Plant Bioscience, an intellectual property management company that manages emerging technologies from academic institutions.

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