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First gene knockout in a cephalopod achieved

Added: 31.07.2020 20:19 | 20 views | 0 comments

Biologists have achieved the first gene knockout in a cephalopod using the squid Doryteuthis pealeii, an exceptionally important research organism in biology for nearly a century. The team used CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing to knock out a pigmentation gene in squid embryos, which eliminated pigmentation in the eye and in skin cells (chromatophores) with high efficiency.

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Breakthrough: Gene editing repairs mutation in human embryos

Added: 03.08.2017 16:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

For the first time, scientists have used CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing on human embryos to repair a mutation that causes a deadly heart condition.

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

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