gene editing

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: gene editing for tomato domestication, genome assemblies of inbred mouse strains, and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: series of reviews about gene modification, and more.

For the first time, researchers used mitochondrially targeted zinc-finger nucleases to induce specific elimination of mutant mtDNA across the heart.

Under the terms of the agreements, Thermo Fisher obtains global non-exclusive rights to products, tools, and research services involving the technologies.

The firm said it saw a robust contribution in the first half of the year from its Dharmacon business and noted that it increased its reach into the US market.

The international team then used the approach to show that appropriate guide RNA design can reduce off-target effects of editing in mouse livers.

The researchers said their findings could help classify BRCA1 variants, particularly one whose impact on cancer risk is currently not clear.

A new study shows that DNA targets bound by nucleosomes are cleaved less efficiently than targets lacking nucleosomes, which could inform target selection.

The court upheld a judgement of no interference-in-fact from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, leaving the Broad in control of key CRISPR IP.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: common metastatic driver genes, inhibitors of CRISPR, and more.

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A University of California, Los Angeles-led team has found turning off the CCR5 gene could improve recovery after a stroke, according to Scientific American.

South Dakota lawmakers are to weigh a bill aimed at teaching the strengths and weaknesses of scientific concepts, the Associated Press and KEVN-Black Hills Fox report.

In Science this week: the synthetic genetic system hachimoji, and more.

Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.