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Monsanto Completes Pilot Study of Gentana s Gene-mapping Tech

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (GenomeWeb News) - Gentana said today that Monsanto has completed a pilot study of its gene-mapping technology.


In the study, Monsanto's seed business evaluated Gentana's technology for gene-expression profiling. Gentana said that Monsanto delivered "a positive report."


Thorsten Storck, COO at Gentana, told GenomeWeb News that Monsanto is currently "working on the results of the study," and that no additional agreement for his company's technology has been signed. He declined to comment further.

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