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CRISPR-edited rice plants produce major boost in grain yield
PHYS.ORG A team of scientists from Purdue University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to develop a variety of rice that produces 25-31 percent more grain... 5 days
New CRISPR/Cas9 system targets regulatory genes of AIDS virus
NEWS MEDICAL By destroying the regulatory genes of the AIDS virus HIV-1 using the genome editing system CRISPR/Cas9, a Japanese research group has succeeded in blocking the production of HIV-1 by infected... 1 week
ToolGen's CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing platform improves T-cell anti-tumor activity in mouse model
NEWS MEDICAL ToolGen, Inc., a biotechnology company specializing in genome editing, today announced data demonstrating that blocking a molecular pathway that down-regulates T-cell activity with the... 5 days
These CRISPR-modified crops don't count as GMOs
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Mapping the Genes Responsible for Pluripotency
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO Dr. Atilgan Yilmaz and his team have developed a method by which they can produce haploid human embryonic stem cells from oocytes. They combined this technique with CRISPR-Cas9 to generate an atlas of the genome, containing... 4 days
CRISPR-Cas9-based strategy allows researchers to precisely alter hundreds of different genes
NEWS MEDICAL Geneticists have been using model organisms ranging from the house mouse to the single-cell bakers' yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, to study basic biological processes that regulate human... 6 days
Profiling the genome hundreds of variations at a time
SCIENCE DAILY Using baker's yeast, a team at Harvard's Wyss Institute developed a CRISPR-Cas9-based high-throughput approach that allows researchers to precisely alter hundreds of different genes or features of a single gene... 6 days
Tumor immune evasion arises through loss of TNF sensitivity
Science Magazine Immunotherapy has revolutionized outcomes for cancer patients, but the mechanisms of resistance remain poorly defined. We used a series of whole-genome clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat (CRISPR)–based screens performed... 1 week
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Mapping the Genes Responsible for Pluripotency
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Study shows New Zealand has its own population of blue whales
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