Spartina Biotechnologies raises money for exosome technology designed to impede Covid-19 and other viruses

From The Business Journals by By Collin Krabbe 

A new biotechnology company in Santa Fe is raising money for a platform designed to battle disease.

The early-stage startup, called Spartina Biotechnologies, uses what are called exosomes to deliver genetic material and proteins to cells in the body. This helps to combat infection. Spartina Biotechnologies’ technology packages RNA, a type of genetic molecule, into exosomes. Those exosomes are modified to bind to and deliver the RNA to certain cells, inhibiting viruses in those cells from reproducing.


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