Duke Study Uses CRISPR to Directly Convert Mouse Fibroblasts to Neuronal Cells | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new study suggests that CRISPR/Cas9 can help cells be reprogrammed from one type to another directly, without first inducing pluripotency. It's another step towards the ability to precisely modify the epigenomic landscape in cells.

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