Clustered Regularly-Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats

CRISPR- What Is It, and Why Is Everyone Talking about It?

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CRISPR- What Is It, and Why Is Everyone Talking about It?

Last Updated: January 3, 2019 Does “gene editing” make you think of designer babies?  But what if, instead of selecting for ‘desired’ traits, the edits were used to prevent serious, debilitating, and life-threatening conditions and diseases?  CRISPR technology may make this possible. What is CRISPR? CRISPR stands for Clustered Regularly-Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats. It’s a…

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