Unknown Facts About CRISPR cas9 Gene Editing Technique
Voice of Biotecnika – Episode 21
A hearty welcome to all of you in yet another enlightening episode of Voice of Biotecnika podcast, from the house of your very own bioresource – Biotecnika!
And today we will talk about the hottest topic all around, CRISPR!
Making scientific headlines for the past few years, all we can say about CRISPR technology is that, it is no less than a medical revolution bestowed upon mankind. It is by far the most efficient and accurate method to edit a cell’s genome.
CRISPR technology uses very specific DNA scissors, which can be an invaluable tool for correcting genetic mutations that cause deadly diseases like HIV, cystic fibrosis, and cancer, just to name a few. CRISPR can absolutely work wonders. On one hand, it opens up a myriad of new avenues for gene engineering, and on other, CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing method could bring frightening ethical challenges into healthcare in the future.
Allow us to take you through some amazing creativities which are possible through CRISPR technology, the best part of which is that they are nature’s own tools. Find an answer to Questions like Where could CRISPR get us in future? Is it Ethical? and much more. Listen up to the podcast below: