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How the immune system could stymie some CRISPR gene therapies

Nature   NEWS EXPLAINER 08 JANUARY 2018 Researchers hoping to use a gene-editing technique to treat diseases may have to seek alternative enzymes. The body’s own immune system could thwart some efforts to develop gene therapies based on the trendy genome-editing tool called CRISPR-Cas9, according to a study released on 5th January. Hopes are high that […]