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CRISPR Tool Targets Neurons

News   Feb 26, 2019 | Original Press Release from the University of Alabama at Birmingham

 
CRISPR Tool Targets Neurons

Neurons in the rat nucleus accumbens — a key brain reward structure — were targeted for CRISPR-based gene activation. Fluorescent reporter molecules mark the protein product of a gene targeted for activation (green), neurons expressing a CRISPR guide RNA (red), and DNA (blue). Credit: Katherine Savell and Nancy Carullo, UAB

 
 
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