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Aldrige, Susan; DeFrancesco, Laura; Fox, Jeffrey L.; Huggett, Brandy; Hepeng Jia; Kling, Jim; Katsnelson, Alla
March 2007
Nature Biotechnology;Mar2007, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p269
Academic Journal
The article reports on developments related to biotechnology in the United States as of March 2007. The National Science Foundation has allocated funds for plant genome research. Judge Henry Kennedy of the District Court of Washington has ruled in favor of environmental groups who opposed field trials involving genetically engineered turf grasses. San Francisco, California-based Exelixis has closed two deals on drugs scheduled for clinical trials.


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