In The News — 02 February 2014

Gene editing has become faster and easier through the use of Cas9/CRISPR, and has been implemented in the genetic engineering of  macaques monkeys.

The main purpose of the Cell study was to prove that CRISPR technology can be made to work in macaque monkeys—an especially important goal because macaques have become the new stand-in for people now that chimpanzees are being used less frequently for medical research.-  Christine Gorman

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Read the Cell paper here

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