Gene-editing tool shown to limit impact of certain parasitic diseases

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Type Media contribution
Period16 Jan 2019

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TitleGene-editing tool shown to limit impact of certain parasitic diseases
DescriptionCRISPR/Cas9 has been successfully used for the first time to limit the impact of parasitic worms responsible for schistosomiasis and liver fluke infection.
Media name/outletRobert Lloyd PR, Media and Marketing Consultancy
CountryUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Media typeWeb
Date16 Jan 2019
URLrlloydpr.co.uk/2019/01/16/gene-editing-tool-shown-to-limit-impact-of-certain-parasitic-diseases/

Description

CRISPR/Cas9 has been successfully used for the first time to limit the impact of parasitic worms responsible for schistosomiasis and liver fluke infection.