Oct 29, 2022

Breakthrough in CRISPR research may lead to more effective and safer gene editing

Posted by in categories: bioengineering, biotech/medical

10 years ago we saw a breakthrough in modern biology.

An American scientist discovered that manipulation of the Cas9 protein resulted in a gene technology worthy of a sci-fi film: CRISPR.

Think of it as a pair of molecular scissors capable of cutting and editing the DNA of humans, animals, plants, bacteria and viruses.

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