Genetic screening: New CRISPR technology to target RNA viruses -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Genetic screening: New CRISPR technology to target RNA viruses

17.03.2020

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Using the genetic screening platform the researchers have identified optimal guide RNAs that could be used for future detection and therapeutic applications. They also found out that the COVID-19 contains an RNA - not DNA - genome.

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