MIT researchers reveal DNA 'Paste' tech behind latest gene editing startup
MIT scientists have developed a tool that they say can insert large gene sequences where they want in the genome.
In a paper published Thursday in Nature Biotechnology, MIT fellows Omar Abudayyeh, Jonathan Gootenberg and colleagues detail a technology they call PASTE, which they say can potentially be used to insert long strands of DNA and treat genetic diseases caused by many different mutations, such as cystic fibrosis and Leber congenital amaurosis, a rare eye disorder that causes blindness.
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