Transkaryotic Therapies Inc. said it has licensed commercialrights to the gene for low-density lipoprotein (LDL) receptorprotein discovered at the University of Texas SouthwesternMedical Center in Dallas. The license provides the Cambridge,Mass., company with worldwide, non-exclusive rights to thegene for the development of TKT's proprietary gene therapytechnology.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

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