* ESCAgenetics Corp., of San Carlos, Calif., received a U.S. patentcovering genetically modified "C" arabica coffee cells and the processused to produce genetically modified coffee plants and seeds from thecells.* Cypros Pharmaceutical Corp., Carlsbad, Calif., has received two U.S.patents. One covers CPC-402 and related compounds that increaselevels of adenosine and the other covers use of CPC-501 for cerebralischemia.* Somatix Therapy Corp., of Alameda, Calif., has received a Europeanpatent for genetically modified endothelial cells for development oftherapeutics. Endothelial cells line the blood and lymph vessels, theheart chambers and other cavities inside the body.

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