From Science Fiction to Science Fact: Genetic Engineering

First edition cover of The Island of Doctor Moreau
CRISPR Pathway Courtesy of Dr. Jennifer Doudna’s Lab

Genetic Engineering Before CIRSPR

  • ZFNs have an easier delivery process to the targeted gene of choice.
  • TALENs appear to have a higher precision rate than CRISPR and may cause less “off-target mutations” (i.e. unintended consequences) as a result of gene editing.
Courtesy of CB Insights
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