First test of gene-editing method using CRISPR/Cas9 in non-viable human embryos

Last week, a group from China led by Pupin Liang reported the testing of a gene-editing method in human tri-pronuclear zygotes (published in Protein & Cell). The zygotes are eggs fertilised by two sperms and therefore non-viable; a common waste product of clinics that cannot develop into human embryos. The method they used is called... Read More »

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