Improved gene editing inserts entire genes for therapeutic applications

Inside Precision Medicine June 10, 2024, 05:00 PM UTC

Summary: An improved gene editing system developed by scientists at the Broad Institute can insert entire genes into human cells, offering therapeutic potential for genetic diseases like cystic fibrosis. The new method can make edits ranging from 100 to 200 base pairs, allowing for precise integration of large DNA cargoes. This advancement, published in Nature Biomedical Engineering, could lead to treatments for various genetic disorders.

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