SemBioSys/Tasly Chinese transgenic plants JV for drugs and other products
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One of China's leading traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) manufacturers, Tasly Pharmaceuticals, has signed a deal with the Canadian biotechnology company SemBioSys to establish a joint venture in Tianjin for the development and commercialisation of drugs and other products 'manufactured' in transgenic plants.
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