NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Curie-Cancer today announced two three-year partnerships between Institute Curie and French biotech firm Meiogenix to further develop that firm's meiotic recombination technology.

Under the terms of the deals, the technology called SpiX, short for Spo11-based technology, will be used in yeast and mice "to exploit the unexplored natural biodiversity of organisms."

Financial and other terms of the deals were not disclosed.

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