NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – DuPont announced today that it has signed a deal to acquire microbiome discovery firm Taxon Biosciences.

Founded in 2000, Taxon uses genomics, bioinformatics, and microbiology to develop microbial-based products for agriculture.

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