NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sangamo BioSciences and Sigma-Aldrich said today that Roche has licensed Sangamo’s zinc finger nuclease technology to develop cell lines and transgenic animals that have targeted modifications in specific genes.
 
Zinc finger nucleases are engineered forms of zinc finger DNA-binding proteins that can be used to help modify target genes in organisms. Sigma-Aldrich is the exclusive licensee of Sangamo’s ZFN technology for research reagents.
 

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