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Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

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

The system uses chemical epigenetic modifiers to activate the expression of target genes by recruiting an endogenous chromatin-activating machinery.

Two new grants are helping the company develop its SHERLOCK and INSPECTR technologies as the basis for creating innovative diagnostics.

The company's platform is based on nucleotide deamination, a process that occurs naturally in cells and doesn't create a permanent edit in the genome.

The collaborators hope to establish new models of human disease using patient-derived stem cells, with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies.

The prime editing technique has strengths that are complementary to nuclease-based editing and base editing.

According to Gizmodo, researchers have developed a list of a million nucleic acid-like polymers that could store genetic information.

An opinion piece in the Washington Post argues that golden rice could save the sight and lives of many children.

US National Institutes of Health has issued a new draft data-sharing policy, ScienceInsider reports.

In Cell this week: analysis of immune microenvironment in hepatocellular carcinoma, proteogenomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, and more.