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CRISPR Halts Dog Muscular Dystrophy

News   Aug 31, 2018 | Original Press Release from UT Southwestern Medical Center

 
CRISPR Halts Dog Muscular Dystrophy

Scientists used CRISPR gene editing to halt the progression of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in dogs. The images illustrate dystrophin (in green) in a healthy diaphragm muscle (left), absence of dystrophin in a dog with DMD (center), and restoration of dystrophin in dogs treated with CRISPR (right). Credit: UT Southwestern

 
 
 

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