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Prominent vet Lord Sandy Trees backs gene editing for healthier livestock

Prominent vet Lord Sandy Trees backs gene editing for healthier livestock

This week’s Guest View is dedicated to veterinary professor Lord Trees who outlines his support for the Gene Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill – which is being heard in England – and its potential to deliver positive results for disease control, animal welfare and environmental impact. He points out, via Science for Sustainable Agriculture, that existing …

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Breakthrough in gene editing: CRISPR system 'hitchhikers' can rewrite, not just edit, code |  WRAL Tech Wire

Breakthrough in gene editing: CRISPR system ‘hitchhikers’ can rewrite, not just edit, code | WRAL Tech Wire

RALEIGH- In a new study, researchers at North Carolina State University characterize a range of molecular tools for rewriting – not just editing – large chunks of an organism’s DNA, based on CRISPR-Cas systems paired with “auto Selfish genetic “stoppers” called transposons. Researchers are studying various type IF CRISPR-Cas systems and designing them to add …

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