A home test for Zika? CRISPR may make it possible
CRISPR, the powerful genome editor, may one day be used to detect infections or cancers in blood samples. Three papers published this week in Science show how CRISPR-based systems dubbed DETECTR and SHERLOCK distinguished the Zika virus from the closely related dengue virus in samples, as well as the cancer-causing human papillomavirus.
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Πηγή: Science magazine