Quantum: Raising a family

Quantum: Raising a family

In 1991, the Canadian province of Quebec engaged in a major effort to create a biotechnology industry. One of the companies resulting from that effort was Quantum Biotechnologies Inc., a research products company that was founded to develop three technologies in-licensed from the Canadian National Research Council. One was a recombinant enzyme for yeast lysis, which was expected to replace yeast lytic enzymes for industrial applications. The portfolio also included an in vitro site-directed mutagenesis kit that could

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