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

Advertisement

Why CRISPR Doesn't Always Work

News   Jul 11, 2018 | Original Press Release from the University of Illinois at Chicago

 
Why CRISPR Doesn't Always Work

UIC researchers show persistent Cas9 binding to a double strand break causes CRISPR genome editing to fail about 15 percent of the time. When RNA polymerases collide with Cas9 from one direction (template orientation), they can dislodge Cas9 and increase genome editing efficiency. Credit: Ryan Clarke, et al)

 
 
Advertisement
 

RELATED ARTICLES

An Unexpected Source of Vanilla Flavoring

News

Scientists have devised a novel way of tackling the mounting issue of plastic pollution… by using bacteria to transform plastic waste into vanilla flavoring.

READ MORE

Bacteria Hijack Phage of Competitors To Defeat Them

News

Scientists were able to show for the first time how Pseudomonas bacteria use a self-produced signal molecule to manipulate phages in a competing bacterial strain selectively to defeat their enemy. This targeted control of phages provides entirely new biotechnological and therapeutic approaches.

READ MORE

"Vegan Spider Silk" Offers Green Alternative to Single-Use Plastics

News

Researchers have created a plant-based, sustainable, scalable material that could replace single-use plastics in many consumer products.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Analysis & Separations Cell Science

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

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE