Codexis and Alphazyme Partner to Offer Novel Enzymes to Life Science and Diagnostic Markets
The agreement covers the launch of three enzymes to prospective customers over the second and third quarters of 2020. The first enzyme is a high-fidelity DNA polymerase, following up on Codexis’ previously announced high performance DNA ligase, which was exclusively licensed to Roche in late 2019. The
This new collaboration will leverage the experience and industry knowledge of the Alphazyme team to accelerate the market introduction of Codexis’ portfolio of high-performing life science and diagnostic enzymes, while providing Alphazyme exclusive manufacturing and co-marketing rights to certain CodeEvolver®-improved enzymes. This partnership will jointly promote and sell these enzymes to innovators in life science and diagnostic markets.
“Leveraging the power of Codexis’ CodeEvolver® platform, we can disrupt long-standing technical bottlenecks in molecular biology,” said
“We are delighted to partner with the experienced team at Alphazyme to launch our high fidelity DNA polymerase into the NGS market, alongside the rapid development of a reverse transcriptase for viral diagnostics and the commercialization of our evolved T7 RNA polymerase for efficient mRNA production,” said
Alphazyme LLC’s mission is to be the world’s premier partner for industrial-scale molecular biology enzymes. Alphazyme enthusiastically collaborates with the manufacturers of nucleic acid synthesis and detection platforms to produce affordable, custom enzyme formulations of the highest quality that meet the specifications of the rapidly expanding markets for custom DNA and RNA molecules, genomic medicines and genetic testing. We value transparency, customer success, and affordability and apply these principles in all of our partnerships. Learn more about us at www.alpha-zyme.com.
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Source: Codexis, Inc.