Image of the Day: CRISPR Claw

Researchers used CRISPR/Cas9 to replace this amphipod (Parhyale hawaiensis) hatchling’s normal mouthpart (yellow) with a claw (blue).

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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, ARNAUD MARTIN(See A. Martin et al., “CRISPR/Cas9 mutagenesis reveals versatile roles of Hox genes in crustacean limb specification and evolution,” Current Biology, 2015.)

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