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CRISPR gene editing moved into humans in 2017

CRISPR gene editing moved into humans in 2017

Author: Tina Hesman Saey / Source: Science News HUMAN DEBUT In the last year, research teams have announced CRISPR gene editing in viable human embryos (single-cell embryo shown). Scientists reported selectively altering genes in viable human embryos for the...

CRISPR/Cas9 can reverse multiple diseases in mice

CRISPR/Cas9 can reverse multiple diseases in mice

Author: Tina Hesman Saey / Source: Science News A new type of CRISPR/Cas9-based gene therapy turned on muscle-building genes in mice that have muscular dystrophy. Muscle fibers (magenta) from mice that got the therapy (right) were bigger than fibers from...

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