Cellectis Receives Payment for License to Homologous Recombination Patents

PARIS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellectis (Alternext: ALCLS), the genome engineering specialist, has announced today that it has signed a license agreement with a pharmaceutical company covering certain uses of its homologous recombination technology patents and patent applications, in the oncology therapeutic field.

This agreement has triggered an immediate payment of euro 3M ($4.2M) to Cellectis.

Further details of the arrangement have not been disclosed.

About Cellectis

Cellectis improves life by applying its genome engineering expertise to a broad range of applications, including human therapeutics, bioresearch and agriculture. Cellectis is listed on the NYSE-Euronext Alternext market (code: ALCLS) in Paris.

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