By a GenomeWeb staff reporter NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – French firm Cellectis and North Carolina-based Precision Biosciences have filed two new suits against each other alleging infringement of US patents covering modified meganucleases.
Helix will promote Cellectis' Genome Positioning System line of products and services in India.
The French firm gains access to Cyto Pulse's electroporation technologies and equipment.
Cedarlane will distribute Cellectis Bioresearch's kits in Canada.
The patent has been the subject of ongoing litigation between the French and US biotech firms.
The agricultural products company will use Cellectis' meganuclease tools and will invest in the French firm.
Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.
A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.
At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.
In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.