Essential Genes Identified in Pluripotent Stem Cells

GenomeWeb, 17 April 2018,

Researchers in Jerusalem, Israel, used haploid human pluripotent stem cells and a CRISPR/Cas screen to identify essential and growth-restriction genes.  The researchers found that most of the essential genes were nuclear and mitochondrial in function.  They hope that publication of this library will reveal key aspects of cellular essentiality.

Author: Advanced Analytical

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