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Tessera: engineering mobile genetic elements for gene insertion

Flagship newco Tessera uses mobile genetic elements to make gene insertions

July 7, 2020 10:57 PM UTC

Tessera Therapeutics, the latest company to emerge from Flagship Pioneering, is developing a suite of gene editing tools based on mobile genetic elements that have the potential to create a broader range of genomic alterations than CRISPR.

The company came out of stealth on Tuesday with over $50 million in funding from Flagship, two years of research supporting its Gene Writing platform and a team of genetic engineering veterans. ...

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