CRISPR technology for genome editing
This chapter highlights the therapeutic applications and recent advances of CRISPR-Cas9 for treatment of mammalian diseases, removal of viruses, and treatment of pathogenic bacterial infections.
Ex vivo cell-based CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing for therapeutic applications.
- Medicine, BiologyBiomaterials
This review highlights the ex vivo cell-based CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing for therapeutic applications, by mainly introducing the targeted conditions and design strategies for ex vivo CRISpr/ Cas9 therapeutics.
Genome Editing for Longer Lives: The Problem of Loneliness
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of Bioethical Inquiry
This essay wishes to home in on a single ethical objection to extending the lifespan of future generations by editing the human germline, suggesting that to extend lifespans is to unethically inflict the harm of loneliness on future people.
Human germline editing: Legal-ethical guidelines for South Africa
- Political Science
FUNDING: University of KwaZulu-Natal (African Health Research Flagship Grant); South African National Research Foundation (grant 116275) Human germline editing holds much promise for improving…
From bacterial battles to CRISPR crops; progress towards agricultural applications of genome editing.
- Medicine, BiologyEmerging topics in life sciences
Genome editing is the precise alteration of DNA in living cells by the cutting or removal of specific sequences, sometimes followed by insertion of new sequences at the cut site. CRISPR-Cas9 has…
Germline Doping for Heightened Performance in Sport
In recent years, gene editing techniques such as CRISPR-cas9 have begun to enable the genetic makeup of organisms – including humans – to be precisely designed and engineered. Human embryonic gene…