NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cellectis today announced two licensing agreements with Iowa State University granting the Paris-based genome engineering firm the rights to use inventions related to TAL effector-nucleases and monomeric TALENs.

The licenses allow Cellectis to use the technology in any field, it said. TALENs are sequence-specific DNA scissors that can be custom engineered to target and modify any gene of interest in any species.

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