Transposagen has exclusive worldwide licensing rights to create TKO(TM) Knockout Rat Models using a variety of mobile DNA technologies. Knockout rats are pharmaceutical research models with single gene disruptions that mimic human diseases. Transposagen's goal is to produce 30,000 unique knockout rat lines to represent each gene in the rat genome. Transposagen is also creating a cryo-preserved sperm repository and a tissue bank from all of the knockout rats it produces.
About Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals:
Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a Lexington, KY based company, is the worldwide leader in the creation of unique genetically modified rat models. These models mimic human diseases and are used for drug discovery and development research. The production of animal models for research is a $1.2 billion/year market and the genetically modified animal market is expected to grow 12% annually through 2012. For more information, visit www.transposagenbio.com.
About the Medical College of Wisconsin: The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, www.mcw.edu, is a private, freestanding academic institution dedicated to leadership and excellence in advancing the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease and injury through education, discovery, patient care and community engagement. A major national research center and academic medical center, its faculty physicians and scientist
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