• What do you think of gene editing, known as CRISPR/Cas9?

    Asked by Coconut on Friday, February 17, 2017

    What do you think of gene editing, known as CRISPR/Cas9?

    3 Answers from the Community

    • cards7up's Avatar
      cards7up

      This is not yet approved or ready to use in the US. "Much research is still focusing on its use in animal models or isolated human cells, with the aim to eventually use the technology to routinely treat diseases in humans." I'd think they need to do human trials first not just lab and animal.
      Take care, Judy
      http://www.yourgenome.org/facts/what-is-crispr-cas9

      9 days ago
    • geekling's Avatar
      geekling

      Lovely.

      Genetically modified organisms ... People.

      Or will they still be people after their genes are altered?

      8 days ago
    • geekling's Avatar
      geekling

      BTW, Im in the middle of a theory about how cancer is a virus like illness but a different sort of pathoven.. Which changes the DNA of your cells ...

      So far very interesting

      7 days ago

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