NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Dow AgroSciences and Chromatin announced this week that they have struck a pair of agreements. The first provides Dow AgroSciences, a subsidiary of Dow Chemical Company, the rights to Chromatin's "mini-chromosome" genetic elements for delivering specific traits into plant cells. The second establishes an exclusive research and license agreement to combine Dow's EXZACT Precision genome-modification technology with mini-chromosomes, creating a technology platform to develop next-generation traits in corn, soybeans, and canola.

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