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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Locus Biosciences said today that is has acquired EpiBiome's high-throughput bacteriophage discovery platform.

Locus is developing CRISPR-Cas3-engineered precision antibacterial products, and aims to pair EpiBiome's phage isolation and characterization system with its own CRISPR-based synthetic biology platform to develop products to treat antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections and precisely edit the microbiome. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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