Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

News on CRISPR, gene editing, RNAi in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The protease-activated Cas9 enzymes could reduce off-target effects and could be used to sense pathogens and trigger an immune response.

GreenLight Biosciences is using a proprietary cell-free RNA production technology to develop RNA-based products for the agricultural market.

The partners will work to find novel proteins, including DNA endonucleases, to develop new gene editing therapies for cystic fibrosis and other diseases.

Ohio State University researchers found that a phosphorothioate-modified DNA-crRNA duplex completely blocked the function of Cas12a.

The firm is developing and beta-testing a line of guide RNA libraries to support CRISPR-based targeted capture and sequencing approaches.

Researchers are refining a tool to predict a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, according to the Guardian.

According to Stat News, the partial government shutdown in the US could soon affect the ability of the Food and Drug Administration to review new drugs.

In PNAS this week: gypsy moth genome sequenced, phylogenomic analysis of Polyneopterans, and more.

CNN reports that people's genes tend to have a greater influence on their risk of developing disease than their environment, but it varies by phenotype.

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