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Mendel Biotechnology

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About Mendel Biotechnology

Mendel Biotechnology a closely-held private company, has been a pioneer in the application of functional genomics to the study of plant genes. Mendel has identified and patented the use of genes that control many aspects of plant growth and development, and is using such inventions to develop or co-develop new plant varieties with improved productivity and quality. The company has relationships with agricultural, forestry and horticulture companies for the commercialization of improved seed and plant products, and is developing new seed products for the emerging bioenergy market, focused on cellulosic ethanol.

Headquarters Location

3935 Point Eden Way

Hayward, California, 94545,

United States


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Mendel Biotechnology Patents

Mendel Biotechnology has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Molecular biology
  • Genetics
  • Biotechnology
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Transcription factors, Molecular biology, Proteins, Gene expression, Protein domains


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Transcription factors, Molecular biology, Proteins, Gene expression, Protein domains



Latest Mendel Biotechnology News

Koch Agronomic Services Acquires Biological Research Business of Mendel Biotechnology, Inc.

Dec 4, 2014

Koch Agronomic Services Acquires Biological Research Business of Mendel Biotechnology, Inc. New business platform to focus on research and discovery of biologically based solutions to increase crop yield potential December 04, 2014 03:00 PM Eastern Standard Time WICHITA, Kan. & HAYWARD, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--A subsidiary of Koch Agronomic Services, LLC (KAS), announced today that it has purchased the biological research and development business of Mendel Biotechnology, Inc. The business will operate as Mendel Biological Solutions and will continue to be based in Hayward, Calif. Mendel’s biological research and development team focuses on biological crop solutions which increase crop yield potential through the use of naturally derived products. The acquisition establishes a new biological platform for KAS, furthering its commitment to develop innovative technologies that satisfy evolving needs of the agricultural industry. “As global population increases so does food demand, and growers are challenged to produce more crops to meet the need,” said Bill Boycott, KAS vice president of biologicals. “The Mendel team has expertise in understanding how plant processes, such as photosynthesis, stress tolerance and nutrient use efficiency, impact crop yields. By integrating Mendel’s research expertise with our commercialization capabilities, we will offer customers a new line of naturally derived products.” Greg Ikonen, interim CEO of Mendel, added, “We are excited to join KAS and play a part in its vision to develop new biological products that will better serve customers’ changing needs.” Financial details of the agreement are not being disclosed. Kirchner and Company, the M&A arm of the Kirchner Group, acted as the advisor to Mendel Biotechnology, Inc. About Koch Agronomic Services, LLC Koch Agronomic Services, LLC, headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, produces and markets enhanced efficiency fertilizers for the world’s top agriculture producers, and turf and ornamental professionals. Koch Agronomic Services, LLC is committed to delivering exceptional value through a combination of innovative products and outstanding service. Koch Agronomic Services, LLC is a subsidiary of Koch Fertilizer, LLC. Koch Fertilizer, LLC is a subsidiary of Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC . About Mendel Biotechnology, Inc. Mendel Biotechnology Inc., headquartered in Hayward, California, is a leading plant science company meeting the needs of global agriculture. Since 1997, Mendel has been deploying its plant gene regulatory network platform and proprietary tools to improve productivity, resource use efficiency and stress tolerance of key agriculture crops. Contacts Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC Melissa Cohlmia, 316-828-3756 Release Summary A subsidiary of Koch Agronomic Services, LLC announced today that it has purchased the biological research and development business of Mendel Biotechnology, Inc. Sharing Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC Melissa Cohlmia, 316-828-3756

Mendel Biotechnology Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Mendel Biotechnology founded?

    Mendel Biotechnology was founded in 1997.

  • Where is Mendel Biotechnology's headquarters?

    Mendel Biotechnology's headquarters is located at 3935 Point Eden Way, Hayward.

  • What is Mendel Biotechnology's latest funding round?

    Mendel Biotechnology's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of Mendel Biotechnology?

    Investors of Mendel Biotechnology include Koch Agronomic Services, BVF Partners, ZBI Ventures, Capricorn Investment Group, Monsanto and 4 more.

  • Who are Mendel Biotechnology's competitors?

    Competitors of Mendel Biotechnology include Arcadia Biosciences, Agrivida, Chromatin, SweTree Technologies, Arbor Fuel and 10 more.

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