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Bayer CropScience, Precision BioSciences Insert Gene Into Cotton

October 04, 2011

Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Bayer CropScience AG and Precision BioSciences Inc. have successfully inserted a gene into a specific location in cotton using Precision’s technology, Bayer said in an e-mailed statement today.

Bayer said it can now deliver more precise solutions sooner to farmers, adding that the deal triggered a milestone payment to Precision, the statement said, without giving further details of the payment.

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