MilliporeSigma, Merck's life science division, received a Notice of Intention to Grant from the European Patent Office for its CRISPR technology, which allows researchers to replace mutations with a functional sequence. The approval will make this only the second patent to be awarded in Europe for gene-editing technology.
European patent to be granted to MilliporeSigma's CRISPR technology
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