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Tag: CRISPR

July 2016

With new part, CRISPR can cut RNA in living cells

by  /  15 July 2016

A new version of the gene-editing tool CRISPR can target and cut RNA, offering a way to tinker with the expression of autism genes.

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Gene-editing tool locates proteins inside brain cells

by  /  8 July 2016

The popular gene-editing tool CRISPR can tag proteins in the brain, illuminating the whereabouts of autism candidates.

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June 2016

Gene-editing tool used to map lineage of cells

by  /  29 June 2016

Researchers have repurposed CRISPR, the popular gene-editing tool, for tracing cell lineages in whole organisms.

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May 2016

New gene-editing system can swap single DNA letters

by  /  25 May 2016

A tool that allows researchers to switch one DNA letter with another may help them evaluate the change’s consequences.

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February 2016

Clever strategy recreates large DNA changes linked to autism

by  /  25 February 2016

In a feat of genetic engineering, researchers have found a way to recreate DNA duplications and deletions in human stem cells.

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December 2015

‘CRISPR’ way to cut genes speeds advances in autism

by  /  14 December 2015

A molecular Swiss army knife for DNA is hewing a path to clarify the subtle effects of thousands of autism-linked mutations.

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