Applications of CRISPR Technology
List Jan 31, 2020 | by Rachel Murkett
The gene editing technology CRISPR is one of the most talked about scientific discoveries of recent years. Before it was discovered, researchers were limited to far more complex, expensive and time-consuming gene editing technologies.
CRISPR opens up the field of genetic modification with its inexpensive, universal applicability; a synthetic RNA can be created to target any stretch of DNA, meaning all known biological organisms are a potential target.
In this list, discover some of the remarkable ways in which CRISPR technology is being used, including:
- Enhancing crop production
- Fighting antimicrobial resistance
- Treating genetic diseases
With growing concerns over a multitude of food risks, accurate and sensitive analytical tools are needed to ensure food safety. Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) has become an indispensable method for food safety testing and quality control, capable of detecting and quantifying even trace amounts of numerous contaminants and harmful species in food.READ MORE