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Disease Knowledge May Advance Faster With CRISPR Gene Probing Tool


March 7, 2013

image of CRISPR interference Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco, have found a more precise way to turn off genes, a finding that will speed research discoveries and biotech advances, and may eventually prove useful in reprogramming cells to regenerate organs and tissues. Full Story

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