Precision Bio, Nova Synthetix to Collaborate on Ricin-Free Castor Plant Development | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Precision BioSciences and Nova Synthetix today announced a deal for the use of each other's technologies to generate "non-GM," ricin-free castor plants.

Precision Bio's Directed Nuclease Editor gene editing technology and Nova's proprietary plant transformation system will be used in work covered by the agreement. The DNE technology produces genome-editing enzymes that can "insert, remove, modify, and regulate essentially any gene in mammalian or plant cells," the firms noted in a statement.

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