NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Gene editing technology company Inscripta said today that it plans to acquire Solana Biosciences, a life sciences company founded in 2017 by former Illumina employees.

The acquisition will help accelerate the commercialization of Inscripta's gene editing tools by assembling a life science product development and manufacturing pipeline for precision gene editing, the firm said. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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