Nov 4, 2017

‘Chemical surgery’ can correct genetic mutations behind many diseases – study

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, genetics

“Scientists are hopeful that the approach could offer new ways to understand – and even one day tackle – certain human genetic diseases by correcting mutations in a patient’s body.”

Fresh DNA base editing breakthrough brings hope of potential treatment for huge number of diseases that arise as a result of a single genetic ‘misspelling’.

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