NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by researchers at the Broad Institute have demonstrated that the CRISPR-based SHERLOCK (Specific High Sensitivity Enzymatic Reporter UnLOCKing) platform developed in the lab of Feng Zhang can be deployed as a diagnostic tool to detect Zika virus in the field.

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