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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A group led by Stanford University researchers has created a new multiplex precision genome editing tool for studying the genetic basis of phenotypes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Justin Smith, first author and postdoctoral fellow at Stanford, noted that his team chose the yeast species as a target because of its efficient homologous recombination ability, in addition to the research group's deep history of performing quantitative trait locus studies on yeast.

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