Durham, NC

Ticker: NYSE: BAY

Athenix is an agricultural and industrial biotechnology company that has developed an agricultural gene discovery platform. The company provides genes, proteins, processes, traits, and transgenic organisms to multiple sectors including seed, agricultural chemical, specialty chemical, industrial enzymes and energy. The company’s core platform is centered on high-value trait products such as herbicide resistance, insect and nematode resistance and bioconversions.  The company was acquired by Bayer CropScience in November 2009.