13,000 edits in a single cell …
13,000 edits in a single cell
Gene-Editing Record Smashed With Over 13,000 Changes Made to a Single Human Cell
Using a modified version of CRISPR, a team of geneticists has successfully triggered 13,200 genetic changes to a single human cell. That’s a new record, by a long shot. This sweeping new editing process could eventually be used to strip DNA of useless or dangerous genetic information—or create entirely new kinds of life.