NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Horizon Discovery today announced it has licensed technology from ERS Genomics related to the CRISRP-Cas9 gene editing system.

Under the terms of the non-exclusive agreement, Horizon can use the technology for research applications, such as the development and sale of research tools, kits, and reagents; performance of research services; development of genetically modified disease model cell lines; development and production of reference standard materials for molecular diagnostics; and internal target identification and validation research.

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