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Mitochondrial genome editing An article in Nature published on 8 July 2020 describes a breakthrough in editing mitochondrial DNA analogous to CRISPR technology for editing nuclear DNA. This opens research paths for mitochondrial diseases.
Mok, B.Y., de Moraes, M.H., Zeng, J. et al. A bacterial cytidine deaminase toxin enables CRISPR-free mitochondrial base editing. Nature 583, 631–637 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2477-4
Magomet Aushev & Mary Herbert. Mitochondrial genome editing gets precise A bacterial toxin has been found that allows DNA in a cellular organelle called the mitochondrion to be precisely altered. This development could help to combat diseases caused by mutations in mitochondrial DNA. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01974-6
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