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New CRISPR Gene-editing Technology Slows ALS Progression

News   Feb 27, 2020 | Original story from the University of Illinois

 
New CRISPR Gene-editing Technology Slows ALS Progression

CRISPR base editing decreased the amount of a mutant protein (blue) that contributes to ALS in the spinal cord. Left, a spinal cord section from an untreated mouse. Right, a spinal cord section from an animal treated by base editing. Credit: Thomas Gaj, University of Illinois

 
 
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