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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Ginkgo Bioworks said today that it has made an $80 million equity investment in Synlogic as part of a platform collaboration between the firms.

Under the terms of the deal, Boston-based Ginkgo has purchased 6,340,771 shares of Synlogic common stock as well as pre-funded warrants to purchase up to 2,548,117 shares of Synlogic common stock, both at a price of $9 per share.

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