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Cryptic Mutation Is Cautionary Tale for Crop Gene Editing

News   May 07, 2019 | Original story from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

 
Cryptic Mutation Is Cautionary Tale for Crop Gene Editing

Without the nubby joints that are normally present on the stems of tomato plants, the fruit is much easier to harvest. However, researchers have discovered how a cryptic mutation can get in the way of this otherwise desirable trait. Credit: Lippman lab/CSHL.

 
 
 

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