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Genome-wide CRISPR Technology Hunts for Leukemia’s Weakness

News   Apr 21, 2020 | Original story from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center

 
Genome-wide CRISPR Technology Hunts for Leukemia’s Weakness

UC San Diego researchers used CRISPR technology to carry out a genome-wide screen in leukemia cells to block thousands of genes at once. The tool was used to identify genes that fuel leukemia growth, like those leukemia cells (green) pictured growing within the bone marrow. Credit: UC San Diego Health Sciences.

 
 
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