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ABE (adenine base editor): a "base editor" to complete the CRISPR tool kit

06 November 2017

Professor David Liu from Harvard and his colleagues describe their latest discovery in the Nature journal, namely a "‘molecular machine’ to rewrite...

The genetic tool kit is expanding

06 November 2017

On 25 October 2017, Feng Zhang's team at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) publicised their work aimed at modifying RNA without affecting cell DNA...

"Amidst general indifference, the time has come for genetically modified humans (GMH)"

06 November 2017

CRISPR-Cas9 a permis, ces cinq dernières années de franchir une nouvelle étape dans l’édition de « l’ADN d’une bactérie, d’une plante, d’un Over the...

CRISPR: initial clinical trial in humans postponed until 2018

30 October 2017

The American company, Editas[1], which "specialises in the development of genome editing therapy" must "demonstrate that its molecular scissors [CRISPR Cas9]...


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