NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Two Blades Foundation today said it has completed a non-exclusive licensing agreement with KWS SAAT covering Two Blades' Transcription Activator Like effector code technology for genome engineering in certain crops.

The technology is for making specific changes in genomes based on novel sequence-specific DNA-binding proteins. TAL effector proteins can be designed to recognize almost any DNA sequence of interest and specific locations in the genome can be targeted for gene replacement and gene function modulation.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The new Riken president outlines some of his plans for the institute.

The Guardian discusses whether big science projects are worth the loss of resources available for other scientific pursuits.

An NEJM update from the ClinVar team highlights the difficulties of interpreting genetic variants.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of high-grade serous ovarian cancer, and more.