Brief Communication | Published: CRISPR–Cas9 genome editing induces a p53-mediated DNA damage response
Quote of Abstract
“Here, we report that genome editing by CRISPR–Cas9 induces a p53-mediated DNA damage response and cell cycle arrest in immortalized human retinal pigment epithelial cells, leading to a selection against cells with a functional p53 pathway…… ” More
Genome-editing tool could increase cancer risk
From: Karolinska Institutet.
“Therapeutic use of gene editing with the so-called CRISPR-Cas9 technique may inadvertently increase the risk of cancer, according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet and the University of Helsinki published in Nature Medicine. Researchers say that more studies are required in order to guarantee the safety of these ‘molecular scissors’ ……..More