Aurora Cannabis, 22nd Century Group To License Biosynthesis Intellectual Property To Cronos

Canadian marijuana titan Aurora Inc. (NASDAQ: ACB) (TSX:ACB) together with 22nd Century Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: XXII) will license biosynthesis intellectual property to Cronos Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CRON) (TSX: CRON). The licensed intellectual property is designed to help advance the and development of the biosynthesis of cannabinoids.

What is biosynthesis?

Biosynthesis is a process common in the pharmaceutical industry, which involves using living micro-organisms to convert simple substances into complex compounds. Through biosynthesis, cannabinoids – particularly those that are rare such as cannabigerol (CBG), cannabichromene (CBC) and cannabinol (CBN) – are expected to be produced efficiently and reliably at high levels of purity.

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