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2009-10-08 09:14:21

College of Medicine discovery may lead to better ways to fight cancer A Florida State University College of Medicine researcher has solved a century-old mystery about proteins that play a vital role in the transfer of the human genetic code from one cell to another. The discovery could lead to finding new ways to help the body fight a variety of diseases, including cancer. For more than a hundred years, the best scientific evidence supported a belief that histones -- responsible for packaging...

2009-01-05 15:05:00

RICHMOND, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today that Edward Lanphier, Sangamo's president and CEO, will provide an update on the progress of Sangamo's ZFP Therapeutic development programs and an overview of the company's business strategy at 2:00 pm (PT) on Monday, January 12, 2009 at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed via a link on the Sangamo...

2008-12-22 06:00:00

RICHMOND, Calif., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO), the leading developer of zinc finger DNA-binding proteins (ZFPs), today announced an agreement to provide Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE) with a worldwide, non-exclusive license for the use of certain ZFP Nuclease (ZFNs) reagents to permanently eliminate the Glutamine Synthetase (GS) gene in Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cell lines and for the use of these ZFN-modified cells for clinical and commercial...

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2008-11-25 12:20:00

Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have figured out how a macromolecular machine is able to unwind the long and twisted tangles of DNA within a cell's nucleus so that genetic information can be "read" and used to direct the synthesis of proteins, which have many specific functions in the body.The scientists say that their findings, published in the November 23, 2008 online issue of Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, provide important new insights into this critical DNA...

2008-07-09 09:01:02

ST. LOUIS and RICHMOND, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation and Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. today announced a research and license agreement to provide Roche with non-exclusive, worldwide rights for the use of its proprietary zinc finger nuclease (ZFN) technology to develop cell-lines and transgenic animals that have targeted modifications in a specified gene in a specified species. Roche also has an option to obtain an exclusive, worldwide license for the...


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