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RNA Editing Possible with CRISPR-Cas13
Ruth Williams | Oct 25, 2017
Scientists extend the capabilities of the CRISPR-Cas system to include precise manipulations of RNA sequences in human cells.
CRISPR System Targets RNA in Mammalian Cells
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 4, 2017
Researchers engineer bacterial CRISPR-Cas13 to knock down RNA in mammalian cells.
CRISPR Corrects RNA-based Disease Defects
Kerry Grens | Aug 10, 2017
In human cells, researchers deploy the genome editor to snip out toxic repetitive sequences.
Cephalopod Genomes Contain Thousands of Conserved RNA Editing Sites
Abby Olena | Apr 6, 2017
Octopus, cuttlefish, and squid extensively edit messenger RNAs in an evolutionarily conserved process.
A New Way to ID Targets of RNA-Binding Proteins
Ruth Williams | Jun 30, 2016
The catalytic domain of an RNA-editing enzyme is fused with RNA-binding proteins.
CRISPR Can Tag RNA
Kerry Grens | Mar 21, 2016
Modifications to the DNA-slicing program allow for monitoring the movement of messenger RNA.
Toying with RNA
Hayley Dunning | Jun 26, 2012
A new online game challenges users to design RNA sequences with the opportunity to have them brought to life.
How to Survive Freezing Waters
Jef Akst | Jan 9, 2012
For at least one species of octopus, all it takes is a little RNA editing.