TITLE

Codon Devices

AUTHOR(S)
A. C.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Red Herring;10/7/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 29, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Codon Devices, a technology company included in "Red Herring's" top 100 list for 2007. John P. Danner is the chief executive officer of the company. Investors include Highland Capital Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Alloy Ventures. Codon Devices' synthetic DNA strands are among the longest commercially produced worldwide, and they provide an alternative to traditional cloning. Manipulating DNA through cloning has traditionally involved harvesting genes from organisms, cutting and pasting DNA fragments together with enzymes, and then inserting the final strand into bacteria or yeast DNA for replication.
ACCESSION #
28819328

 

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