(RTTNews.com) - Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. ( SRPT ) announced a long-term strategic relationship for the supply of plasmid DNA to fulfill Sarepta's needs for its gene therapy clinical trials and commercial supply. Aldevron will provide GMP-grade plasmid for Sarepta's micro-dystrophin Duchenne muscular dystrophy gene therapy program and Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy programs, as well as plasmid source material for future gene therapy programs.
Aldevron supplies plasmid DNA and gene editing enzymes to biopharmaceutical researchers developing advanced gene-based medicines. The company employs a team of 270 across its three locations in Fargo, North Dakota, Madison, Wisconsin, and Freiburg, Germany.
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