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Jun 22, 2017
 |  BC Extra  |  Clinical News

Editas, Church further dispute CRISPR off-target report

In response to a letter published in Nature Methods last month that found a high level of off-target mutations in mice treated with CRISPR/Cas9, executives at Editas Medicine Inc. (NASDAQ:EDIT) along with academic CRISPR expert and company advisor George Church published a rebuttal on the preprint server bioRxiv in which they reanalyzed the data and concluded natural genetic variations prior to CRISPR treatment were the likely cause of variants.

In a letter published...

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