Programming schistosomes - a crisper approach to transgenesis

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Abstract

Ittiprasert and colleagues identified genomic safe harbour (GSH) sites in Schistosoma mansoni using computational methods and inserted a transgene into one of the sites through clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR)/Cas9-assisted homology-directed repair. This study outlines a promising strategy for functional genomics to study this parasite that causes a debilitating and neglected tropical disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)896-897
Number of pages2
JournalTrends in Parasitology
Volume39
Issue number11
Early online date15 Sept 2023
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2023

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