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A University of Georgia-led team has developed an approach that enables CRISPR-based editing of Anolis lizards, possibly paving the way for them to be used as a model for gene editing in reptiles. While CRISPR-Cas9 editing has pushed forward in mammals, fish, and amphibians, the researchers say it has lagged in reptiles due to difficulties in accessing reptilian zygotes.

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