Researchers Unable to Reproduce CRISPR Off-Target Problems

Kristen V Brown, Gizmodo, 05 March 2018, https://gizmodo.com/after-a-few-hiccups-all-bets-are-on-crispr-again-1823521006

In 2017, a publication raised the alarm over potential off-target effects during CRISPR therapies.  Multiple research groups set out to reproduce the study and found that the off-target effects initially reported were over-stated.  These new studies have worked to restore confidence that the CRISPR gene editing technology may be suitable for gene therapies.

Author: Advanced Analytical

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