Sunday, 27 January 2019

World’s First Mammal CRISPR/Cas-9 Genetic Inheritance Control Achieved

World’s First Mammal CRISPR/Cas-9 Genetic Inheritance Control Achieved

CRISPR/Cas9 is a form of genetic editing that holds a lot of promise, such as the killing of cancer cells, but also comes with some hefty warnings, such as that it may cause DNA damage. So far, scientists have been using CRISPR/Cas9 in a variety of plants and animals to edit genetic information, including attempts to practice what is called 'active genetics'.

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