By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Enzymatics has licensed technology from a New Zealand research facility that could allow genomic sequencing to be done more cheaply and quickly, Massey University said this week.

The enzyme technology was developed in the laboratory of Wayne Patrick, a senior lecturer in biochemistry at the Institute of Natural Sciences at the university, and involves a new method of engineering ligase by fusing DNA-binding proteins to the ligase enzyme.

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