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Tierra Biosciences Inc (AKA: Synvitrobio Inc~Synvitrobio)
Profile last edited on: 12/21/2021      CAGE: 7CN97      UEI: KNXKMKN6DH23

Business Identifier: Biomanufacturing: cell-free synthetic biology: protein on-demand
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953 Indiana Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
   (646) 725-6686
Location: Single
Congr. District: 12
County: San Francisco

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Tierra Biosciences - fdba Synvitrobio - is accelerating bio-discovery through cell-free systems combined with powerful automation tools for data generation: identifying novel molecules from nature using a cell-free discovery platform. Perfecting the science of cell-free systems - starting from technology originally developed at Caltech and backed by DARPA - the firm are employing cell-free systems to enable combinatoric protein expression that is completely ex vivo. The firm notes on its site that 3 things can be easily varied using Tierra technology that is difficult when using cells: (1)Different DNA variants of the input can be produced and expressed in parallel. (2) Cell-free systems: the firm has multiple cell-free systems representing the diversity of life, spanning gram-positive, gram-negative, and eukaryotic species. (3) Modifications: Known additives to the system, such as cofactors or salts, can be supplemented. The end product is not only physical protein, but also multiple layers of rich and actionable data that informs the protein expression workflow.

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  Zachary Z Sun -- CEO and Co-Founder

  George Church -- Founder

  Louis Metzger -- Chief Scientific Officer

  Richard Murray -- Co-Founder

  Ahmed Qureshi

  Kelly S Trego

  Weng Wong