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5:01 PM
May 30, 2017
 |  BC Extra  |  Clinical News

CRISPR stocks slip after team describes off-target mutations

In a letter to the editor published in Nature Methods on Tuesday, researchers said the CRISPR gene editing technique led to unexpected off-target mutations in mice.

Researchers at Stanford University and Columbia University said they performed whole-genome sequencing (WGS) to identify all off-target mutations in two mice on which the CRISPR/Cas9 technique had been used...

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