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Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

The scientists have adapted a technology first developed in fruit flies to spread malarial resistance genes in the Asian mosquito species A. stephensi.

ERS Genomics was founded to provide broad access to CRISPR-Cas9 intellectual property, which is based on the research of Emmanuelle Charpentier.

The in vitro assay enabled the scientists to take an uncharacterized Cas9 variant from Brevibacillus laterosporus and edit maize cells with it.

Springboarding from his successful crowdfunding campaign, synthetic biologist Josiah Zayner wants to bring molecular biology into everyone's living room.

After publishing a report on how CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing could be used to implement gene drives, the researchers validated their proposed biosafety methods.

Methods for identifying a target site of a Cas9 nuclease
Compositions and methods for inhibiting expression of the ALAS1 gene
RNA amidates and thioamidates for RNAi
Gene silencing by single-stranded polynucleotides
Method of determining the abundance of a target nucleotide sequence of a gene of interest
Gene expression and eradication system in Helicobacter pylori

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: personal genome approach to RNA-seq read alignment, hematopoietic Systems Biology Repository, and more.

A man is using DNA evidence to argue that he is the rightful heir to the baronetcy of Stichill, the Guardian reports.

As part of an effort to get a diverse group of people to donate their DNA for research, some blood donors in the San Diego area will get their genomes sequenced, according to KPBS.

The comment period on the Department of Health and Human Services' proposal to alter the Common Rule has been extended.

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