CRISPR Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Helps Dogs | The Scientist Magazine®

Researchers boosted levels of the dystrophin protein to nearly normal levels in a canine model of the disease.
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Oh this is good! Two of my favorite things, digs and CRISPR!

Using CRISPR, they boosted the level of dystrophin to 92% of normal. Dystrophin is the molecule that is dysfunctional in muscular dystrophy, so this is amazing! Hopefully trials in people soon!

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