Tag: Cas9

Biology

Molecular basis for the PAM expansion and fidelity enhancement of an evolved Cas9 nuclease

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by Weizhong Chen, Hongyuan Zhang, Yifei Zhang, Yu Wang, Jianhua Gan, Quanjiang Ji Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR)-Cas systems have been harnessed as...
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Scientists pinpoint cause of fatal respiratory disorder that turns babies' lips and skin blue

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Scientists used a gene editing method called CRISPR/Cas9 to generate mice that faithfully mimic a fatal respiratory disorder in newborn infants that turns their lips...
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Scientists use gold nanoparticles to edit genes tied to HIV, inherited blood disorders

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Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center took a step toward making gene therapy more practical by simplifying the way gene-editing instructions are delivered to...
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Researchers develop new method to boost efficiency of CRISPR gene editing in DMD

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Scientists have developed a method to boost the efficiency of CRISPR gene editing in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), according to a study that could have...
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Single CRISPR treatment can safely and stably correct genetic disease

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Researchers at Duke University have shown that a single systemic treatment using CRISPR genome editing technology can safely and stably correct a genetic disease —...

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