Salk Scientists Develop Method to Edit Mutations in Germline Mitochondrial DNA | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team of scientists led by the Salk Institute has used genome editing technologies to remove mutations in mitochondrial DNA from germline cells. The method, demonstrated in mouse embryos and mouse oocytes infused with human mitochondrial DNA, could be applied to human germline cells to edit away heritable mitochondrial diseases, they said.

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