CRISPR technique

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Unraveling the Potential of CRISPR Technology in the Gene-editing Space

CRISPR technology or CRISPR/Cas9 technology is a genome-editing tool derived from the bacterial defense system against viruses and plasmids. The system comprises the Cas9 nuclease enzyme to create site-directed dsDNA (double-stranded DNA) break and a guide RNA, which is a predesigned 20 bp long RNA sequence within ...

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transthyretin amyloidosis

British scientists looking forward to treat Alzheimer’s disease through diabetes drug A group of British scientists are looking for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease in an unlikely source i.e. a drug used for treating Type 2 Diabetes. The team, from Lancaster University, has reported that an experimental three-p...

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