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Sangamo BioSciences Licenses Protein Expression Technology to Novo Nordisk

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 (GenomeWeb News) - Sangamo BioSciences has licensed its zinc finger DNA-binding protein technology to Novo Nordisk, the companies said today.


Novo Nordisk, based in Bagsvaerd, Denmark, plans to evaluate the technology for enhanced protein production.


Sangamo, located in Richmond, Calif., said it has engineered zinc finger protein transcription factors that can increase protein production from genes.

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