Your Guide to Understanding CRISPR
Researchers have been trying to develop easy and cost-effective genome editing tools to address problems across a wide spectrum of fields. Gene therapy could progress rapidly if the genes responsible for a genetic disease could simply be removed. Additionally, if genes could be manipulated effectively, such as in genetically modified food, crop yields could be optimized to continue to feed the ever-growing population. However, genome editing technologies are challenging to design and manipulate, restricting the advancement of genome editing.
Download this eBook to get started with CRISPR and learn more about its fundamentals, including:
- The history of CRISPR and genome editing
- How the CRISPR-Cas9 technology works
- The growing variety of applications for CRISPR