Big Pharma Gets CRISPRed

34cunningham From Scientific American: Money from Genes: CRISPR Goes Commercial The new DNA-changing tech has attracted millions of dollars from AstraZeneca, DuPont and other big companies

. nike roshe flyknit hombre . Justin Pugh Chaussures ASICS Gel Glorify pour Femme . nike air jordan 11 femme Bryan Stork Colin Kaepernick Jersey borsello adidas uomo prezzo It was only a matter of time before the technique moved beyond academia, and in 2015 a number of companies have invested in Crispr technology. New Balance 446 homme asics gel lyte 5 hombre blancas asics gel pulse 8 m?skie First it was pharma heavyweight Novartis, which signed two separate deals with gene-editing start-ups Intellia Therapeutics and Caribou Biosciences. Canotte NBA a Poco Prezzo Cooper Bateman Jersey

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    In Salvo 34 (Fall 2015), our resident bio-ethicist Paige Cunningham gave us a brief report on what CRISPR is, how it’s being advanced, and the ethical dilemmas surrounding it. new balance 373 uomo prezzo FLYKNIT LUNAR3

    nike air max 2017 goedkoop Excerpted briefly below:

    “This should not be done. Fjallraven Kanken Sale Classic I am not alone.”1 This was bioethicist Ruth Macklin’s reaction to an announcement made earlier this year by a team of Chinese scientists to the effect that they had “edited” the DNA of human embryos in an effort to correct a genetic mutation that can cause thalassemia, a serious blood disease. louboutin soldes To edit the DNA, the team used CRISPR/Cas9, an enzyme complex. Nike Air Max 1 Homme sac à dos fjallraven kanken pas cher When injected into a cell, CRISPR/Cas9 acts like micro-scissors. buy albion gold

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  • It targets the defective section of DNA, snips it out, and replaces it with healthy DNA provided by the researcher.

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  • The technique is well established for editing adult human cells—for instance, to modify a patient’s bone marrow cells to increase resistance to HIV—and has also been used on animals. Nike Air Max 95 Femme Adidas Zx 700 soldes It is so common in genetics research, in fact, that it has become a verb, as in “I’m going to CRISPR that.”2 When it is functioning correctly, CRISPR/Cas9 identifies all mutated segments and repairs each one with a corrected DNA segment. Nike Air Foamposite Pro Every cell in the research specimen should be changed. Asics Hombre That is not what happened in the Chinese study.

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    Genetic engineering can be divided into two streams: (1) genetic modifications that are performed on adult human cells, called somatic cell therapy, affecting only the patient, and (2) germline modifications that are inheritable, that is, passed along to subsequent generations. Adidas Zx 500 Og Femme Philadelphia 76ers

    Adidas Goedkoop Madison Bumgarner Authentic Jersey In the case of somatic cell therapy, ethical concerns center on the customary issues of informed consent, safety, efficacy, and so forth.

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