NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing firm Editas has filed a preliminary prospectus with US regulators for an initial public offering.

In its Form S-1, filed Monday with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company said that it plans to list on the Nasdaq Global Market under ticker symbol "EDIT."

The firm has not yet priced its shares or said how many shares it plans to offer. The IPO will be underwritten by Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, Cowen and Company, and JMP Securities.

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