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IDT Alt-R CRISPR/Cas9 System

Integrated DNA Technologies has introduced the Alt-R CRISPR/Cas9 System for genome editing. The system provides ready-to-use RNA reagents that also reduce cell toxicity by featuring shortened, synthetic RNA oligonucleotides which do not activate innate cellular immune responses. The technology is based on the CRISPR/Cas9 system in Streptococcus pyogenes.

The Scan

Genetic Ancestry of South America's Indigenous Mapuche Traced

Researchers in Current Biology analyzed genome-wide data from more than five dozen Mapuche individuals to better understand their genetic history.

Study Finds Variants Linked to Diverticular Disease, Presents Polygenic Score

A new study in Cell Genomics reports on more than 150 genetic variants associated with risk of diverticular disease.

Mild, Severe Psoriasis Marked by Different Molecular Features, Spatial Transcriptomic Analysis Finds

A spatial transcriptomics paper in Science Immunology finds differences in cell and signaling pathway activity between mild and severe psoriasis.

ChatGPT Does As Well As Humans Answering Genetics Questions, Study Finds

Researchers in the European Journal of Human Genetics had ChatGPT answer genetics-related questions, finding it was about 68 percent accurate, but sometimes gave different answers to the same question.