BRAIN Biotech AG: Additional Differentiated Genome-Editing Nuclease: BRAIN-Metagenome-Cas 01 (BMC01)

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BRAIN Biotech AG: Additional Differentiated Genome-Editing Nuclease: BRAIN-Metagenome-Cas 01 (BMC01)

08-Dec-2021 / 14:53 CET/CEST
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Additional Differentiated Genome-Editing Nuclease: BRAIN-Metagenome-Cas 01 (BMC01)

Zwingenberg, Germany, December 8th, 2021. BRAIN Biotech AG ("BRAIN") is extending its proprietary genome-editing toolbox with the addition of BRAIN-Metagenome-Cas 01 (BMC01) nuclease. In comparison to the publically recognized BRAIN-Engineered Cas (BEC), the BMC01 nuclease has a differentiated protein structure and mode of action to target DNA. BMC01 has already been filed for IP protection. This additional nuclease will extend BRAIN's proprietary genome editing competence and further enhance the overall economic potential of the platform, in case patent protection is granted.

Notifying person:

Michael Schneiders, Head of IR & Sustainability

BRAIN Biotech AG
Darmstädter Str. 34-36, 64673 Zwingenberg, Germany

Investor Relations Office
Tel.: +49-(0)-6251-9331-0
Fax: +49-(0)-6251-9331-11

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Information and Explanation of the Issuer to this News:


BRAIN Biotech AG ('BRAIN') is a leading European specialist in industrial biotechnology. As a technology provider and developer of bio-based products and solutions for nutrition, health and the environment, the company supports the biologization of industry and contributes to a more sustainable economy. BRAIN is the parent company of the BRAIN Group. Two pillars form BRAIN Group's business: The BioScience segment includes contract research for renowned industrial partners as well as an incubator for the development of the company's own highly innovative products. In the BioIndustrial segment, the company focuses on specialty business in the production and refinement of enzymes, microorganisms and bioactive natural products and the respective distribution.
The BRAIN Group maintains its own diverse collection of natural resources: the BRAIN Bioarchive comprises microorganisms, genetic material and natural substances. Based on this collection and with a comprehensive technology portfolio, BRAIN addresses technological challenges and develops bio-based products and solutions that are already successfully employed in the industry. The BRAIN Group has its own production facilities in Germany, UK and the US, which together with the associated biotechnological production expertise, complete the value chain within the Group.
As a Participant of the United Nations Global Compact, BRAIN Biotech AG is committed to aligning strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and take actions that advance societal goals.
Since its IPO in 2016, BRAIN Biotech AG has been listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE0005203947 / WKN 520394).

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