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Gene editing techniques such as the CRISPR-Cas9 system offers new opportunities for the removal of unwanted genes and the insertion of new DNA.
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"Gene editing is a biotechnological procedure analogous to the process of finding a misspelled word in a line of text where a mutation is the misspelled word and the DNA code is the line of text. As the misspelled word in word processing could be deleted or replaced, effective gene editing allows the deletion or replacement of the snipped mutation ... "
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"Medicine is at a turning point, on the cusp of major change as disruptive technologies such as gene, RNA, and cell therapies enable scientists to approach diseases in new ways. The swiftness of this change is being driven by innovations such as CRISPR gene editing, which makes it possible to correct errors in DNA with relative ease ... "
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