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CRISPR Targets Small Mutations That Cause Life-Threatening Diseases

News   Mar 27, 2018 | Original Story from the Wyss Institute

 
CRISPR Targets Small Mutations That Cause Life-Threatening Diseases

A Wyss Institute team devised a CRISPR/Cas9-based mutation prevention system that is capable of discriminating a single nucleotide variation (indicated here in green) in the DNA code (in blue) to readily remove newly occurring disease-associated mutations. Credit: iStock/Meletios Verras

 
 
 

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