Posted by on January 23, 2018 7:51 pm
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Using CRISPR to combat viral infections: a new way to treat herpes?

PLOS Pathogens researchers used CRISPR/Cas9 technology to suppress and in some cases eliminate viral replication of herpesviruses, some of the most persistent and most common viruses.

Research Article: van Diemen FR, Kruse EM, Hooykaas MJG, Bruggeling CE, Schürch AC, van Ham PM, et al. (2016) CRISPR/Cas9-Mediated Genome Editing of Herpesviruses Limits Productive and Latent Infections. PLoS Pathog 12(6): e1005701. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1005701

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