meganuclease

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.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.