Taconic Biosciences and Cyagen Biosciences enter into strategic partnership

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Taconic Biosciences and Cyagen Biosciences, global leaders in the generation of custom genetically engineered rodent models and associated services, announced a strategic partnership. 

Under the agreement terms, the two companies will combine resources to provide the global scientific community with access to premium custom model design and generation services backed by comprehensive capabilities and cutting-edge, fully-licensed technologies.

Custom animal models play a critical role in new drug discovery as biological systems that provide critical insight into the dynamic between a potential therapeutic and a living organism.

Combining over twenty years of experience, the industry’s most extensive model generation technology portfolio, and seamless integration to downstream premium custom breeding solutions, Taconic is recognized for creating complex genetically engineered mice and rats for biomedical research. Cyagen entered the industry in 2005 and has gained a strong following for providing model and vector generation services. Through the alliance, Cyagen customers gain access to expanded expertise, comprehensive program management, state-of-the art technologies, pricing flexibility, and faster project timelines through a single point of contact, ensuring the best solution for each unique project.

Cyagen Biosciences is the world’s largest provider of custom-engineered mouse & rat models. Cyagen is world renowned for its quality, money back guarantee, and cost-effective prices. Headquartered in California (USA), with locations in Germany, Japan, and China, Cyagen provides researchers from around the world with transgenic, knockout, knock-in, CRISPR, and ES-cell based models and also offers a comprehensive series of stem cell products for research use, including cell lines, media, and differentiation kits.

Taconic Biosciences (New York, USA) is a global leader in genetically engineered rodent models and services. Founded in 1952, Taconic provides the best animal model solutions so that customers can acquire, custom generate, breed, precondition, test, and distribute valuable research models worldwide. Taconic is a fully-licensed provider of rodent model generation services and has twenty years of model design experience, providing gene inactivation, gene mutation, replacement and humanization, transgene expression, RNAi, and gene editing via CRISPR/Cas9 technologies to ensure that the right tools are leveraged for each specific customer project.