Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

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

The former cofounder of Knome believes that the future of precision medicine lies in our ability to program living things to act as medicines.

The team engineered an enhanced Acidaminococcus sp. Cas12a variant that has the ability to target many previously inaccessible protospacer adjacent motifs.

The company said the financing will further support its strategy of translating its genome editing platforms into potential therapeutics and drug-discovery solutions.

Two new studies identified extensive RNA scaffolds underlying the increased editing efficiency of these nucleases.

Promega said it will combine the CRISPR technology with its own products that are designed for knock-in of genetic reporters into cells or cell lines.

A University of California, Los Angeles-led team has found turning off the CCR5 gene could improve recovery after a stroke, according to Scientific American.

South Dakota lawmakers are to weigh a bill aimed at teaching the strengths and weaknesses of scientific concepts, the Associated Press and KEVN-Black Hills Fox report.

In Science this week: the synthetic genetic system hachimoji, and more.

Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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