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MORE unintended effects of CRISPR: Gene-edited plants could be toxic

MORE unintended effects of CRISPR: Gene-edited plants could be toxic One-third of gene knockouts via CRISPR are not knockouts at all – and there are serious implications for gene-edited food plants A new study reveals yet another major unintended effect from the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool – with potentially serious implications for the food safety of gene-edited plants. The study found that CRISPR-Cas9 edits intended to knockout the function of a gene fail to do so. Instead, proteins are still…

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