We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

New Gene Editing Technique Cuts DNA in Areas Inaccessible by CRISPR

News   Apr 04, 2019 | Original story from Purdue University

 
New Gene Editing Technique Cuts DNA in Areas Inaccessible by CRISPR

Purdue University researchers have developed a new technology that could change how gene editing is approached. NgAgo is programmed with guide DNA (red) to cut DNA (purple) at specific regions, enabling precise genetic modifications. Credit: Kevin Solomon/Purdue University.

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Gene Therapy Protects Eyesight in Models of Multiple Sclerosis

News

New research reveals the molecular process in which synaptic connections in the brain are damaged in multiple sclerosis and how this contributes to neurodegenerative symptoms. The paper also shows how gene therapy may be used to preserve neural circuits and protect against vision loss in the disease.

READ MORE

Bioinformatics Tool Enables Analysis of Complex Plant Genomes

News

Bioinformatics researchers from Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB) have now published "Kmasker plants", a program that allows the identification of repetitive sequences and thus facilitates the analysis of plant genomes.

READ MORE

Huntington's Protein Has Unexpected Roles in Body Movement and Aging

News

Researchers have discovered that neurons in the striatum require the huntingtin gene for regulating the body’s movements and maintaining cell health during aging.

READ MORE

 

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE