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Preventing Loss of Vision with CRISPR

News   Mar 15, 2017 | Original story from NIH

 
Preventing Loss of Vision with CRISPR

Green fluorescence indicating Nrl gene expression in mouse retina. Upper panel showing normal Nrl expression. Bottom panel showing reduced Nrl expression when knocked down with CRISPR. Credit: NIH

 
 
 

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