What’s Up Doc column: Early successes using CRISPR technique are promising


Columns share an author’s personal perspective.*****Q: I read that CRISPR is a treatment now, and I remember an article you wrote about it a while ago. Please give an update.A: The 3-plus billion nucleic acid base pairs of human DNA, coded on 46 chromosomes, are the hereditary map that encodes production and control of 20,000-plus necessary proteins. Many genetic mutations in these base pairs that contribute to the development of certain diseases have been identified. […]  » Read More

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