Posted: June 1, 2012 by Wildcat in Uncategorized
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New Weizmann Institute technology speeds up DNA “rewriting” (altering) and measures the effects of the changes in living cells. To advance our understanding of the genetic code, a new Weizmann Institute study proposes a way of introduce DNA segments into genomes of living cells and test the effects of these changes. Until now, changing the DNA sequence has been a slow and labor-intensive process. It took several weeks to alter just one DNA region at a time; testing the effects of each of these changes took even longer. (via Rewriting DNA to understand its ‘language’ and improve gene therapy | KurzweilAI)

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