PARIS and OSAKA, Japan, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellectis bioresearch, a subsidiary of Cellectis (Alternext: ALCLS) and genome customization specialist, has appointed Wako Pure Chemical Industries as its distributor in Japan for the Company's broad portfolio of research products and services, including the recently launched TALEN(1) Access™. Wako Pure Chemical Industries is a leading distributor of research products in Japan.
"In February 2011, we launched our revolutionary rapid, custom-designed TALEN service that enables access to genome customization tools to a large audience of life science researchers, due to its affordable price,” said Luc Selig, VP Sales & Marketing at Cellectis bioresearch. "We are now targeting rapid global distribution and Japan is a major player in life science research. Wako will allow us to enter this important market effectively, thanks to its key position."
Cellectis bioresearch's current portfolio includes more than 200 product references that address the genome customization requirements of life science researchers. In the last 12 months, Cellectis bioresearch has deployed its own sales force in Europe and the USA and has appointed agents and distributors in Canada and India. Online purchase is also available through the Cellectis bioresearch website.
About Cellectis bioresearch
Cellectis bioresearch was incorporated as a subsidiary of Cellectis (Alternext: ALCLS) in June 2008. It provides life science researchers with ready- and easy-to-use tools for genome customization. These tools, based on sequence specific nucleases, enable the engineering of cells with optimized features for drug discovery, protein production and gene functional studies.
The kits can be purchased online from www.cellectis-bioresearch.com. More information on the website.
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