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First Step Toward CRISPR Cure for Lou Gehrig’s Disease

News   Jan 03, 2018 | Original story from UC Berkeley

 
First Step Toward CRISPR Cure for Lou Gehrig’s Disease

A cross-section of mouse spinal cord tissue showing cells in which the CRISPR-Cas9 gene has been expressed (green). The Cas9 gene has been successfully inserted into motor neurons (yellow), rescuing them from death, but not the support cells called astrocytes (red). Credit: David Schaffer

 
 
 

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