Editing HPV’s genes to kill cervical cancer cells

8 agosto 2014

Using the genome editing tool known as CRISPR, researchers were able to selectively silence two genes in human papilloma virus that are responsible for the growth and survival of cervical carcinoma cells. After silencing the two HPV genes, the cancer cell’s normal self-destruct machinery went into action.
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