CRISPR

When will CRISPR be Available to the Public?

The field of medicine is advancing and evolving at the speed of light. Genetic engineering is a field that has seen the daylight of progress and research in the past couple of years. Scientists of today are in a continuous struggle to decode the role of genes played in the occurrence of prevalent diseases. The multifactorial struggle is based on diagnosing the disease and treating it using gene…
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CRISPR Brings Hope for Treatment of Rare Blood Diseases

Why Do We Love CRISPR-CAS9?

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CRISPR Brings Hope for Treatment of Rare Blood Diseases

“Transformational.”“Life Changing potential.”A landmark CRISPR trial is using the power of the CRISPR cas-9 gene editing tool to tackle diseases that were deemed “incurable”.After three years of research and development has produced some exciting results, giving hope to patients suffering from two red blood diseases – beta-thalassemia and sickle cell disease (Hardy…
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When will CRISPR be Available to the Public?

Why Do We Love CRISPR-CAS9?

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Which Vaccines Use CRISPR Technology?

Gene editing has always been under the limelight of medical research. From creating effective vaccines to finding cures for the previously incurable, genetic engineering has always lent a hand to the boggled scientists.Source: Pexels.com – Photo by Gustavo FringThis haven which we call heaven is full of monsters ready to pounce on us. There are numerous invisible attackers that can…
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Who gets the Credit for Creating CRISPR-Cas9?

Practical Uses of CRISPR - CAS9

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Who gets the Credit for Creating CRISPR-Cas9?

Source: Pexel.comWith its unlimited potential to forever alter the genes that make up our world, CRISPR-Cas9 could well prove to be humanity’s greatest piece of technology.But who was the genius that came up with it?Who should get the credit?Although the hype around CRISPR-Cas9 is relatively new, the initial discovery was made way back in 1987.But back…
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Which Vaccines Use CRISPR Technology?

Practical Uses of CRISPR - CAS9

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Why Do We Love CRISPR-CAS9?

Gene editing has always been under the limelight of medical research. From creating effective vaccines to finding cures for the previously incurable, genetic engineering has always lent a hand to the boggled scientists.What Is A CRISPR System?CRISPR also known as Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats is the name given to a specific set of DNA sequences present in the…
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When will CRISPR be Available to the Public?

CRISPR Brings Hope for Treatment of Rare Blood Diseases

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US Doctors Plan to Treat Cancer Patients Using CRISPR

Photo by National Cancer Institute on UnsplashCancer is a dreadful term that rattles the soul to the core. Many find “cancer” synonymous with misery, and death. Modern medical breakthroughs have brought to light certain drugs and therapies which are effective for limiting the spread of cancers. However, no definitive cure is available to date.Oncogenes: Genetic Basis Of CancerA…
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When will CRISPR be Available to the Public?

CRISPR Brings Hope for Treatment of Rare Blood Diseases

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CRISPR Based Treatment Targeting COVID-19 and Influenza

The covid-19 was reported to have begun in Wuhan, China, after a 55-year-old man got infected on November 17, 2019. The virus soon spread to Iran and onwards until almost every country of the world got affected. This was when the WHO changed the status of the new virus from a simple epidemic to a global pandemic on March 11, 2020. Over the past year, millions of individuals all over the world have…
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When will CRISPR be Available to the Public?

CRISPR Brings Hope for Treatment of Rare Blood Diseases

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The ethical debate of CRISPR cas-9

The CRISPR-cas9 technology has endless biomedical and biological applications that could forever alter our world.For the past decade it has caused quite a stir in the scientific community.But not everyone is as excited.Specifically, philosophers, skeptics, and average citizens who are concerned with the moral and ethical implications of the ever-advancing technology.Some of…
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When will CRISPR be Available to the Public?

CRISPR Brings Hope for Treatment of Rare Blood Diseases

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Covid-19 Virus: Could CRISPR be the next virus killer?

With new strains of the Covid-19 virus emerging throughout the world, the human population is in need of an advanced and effective cure– one that would not only kill the virus but also inhibit its spread from person to person. CRISPR is considered a highly versatile gene-editing tool that has completely revolutionized multiple fields of science. It has a diverse range of clinical…
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When will CRISPR be Available to the Public?

CRISPR Brings Hope for Treatment of Rare Blood Diseases

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Cure For Cancer: Can CRISPR Be A Cure Cancer?

Cancer is a highly debilitating condition that continues to effects millions across the globe. Over the years, numerous researches and discoveries have been made by the experts in order to come up with more accurate and more advanced cancer diagnosis, management, and treatment tools and methods that may allow these patients to live a longer life. Some methods that are usually used for the…
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When will CRISPR be Available to the Public?

CRISPR Brings Hope for Treatment of Rare Blood Diseases