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Xenopus and Zebrafish as Models of Human Disease

by Soaring Crane
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Soaring Crane
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Jun20-14, 02:48 PM
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For zebrafish and Xenopus, are there currently any effective gene knockout strategies? From literature, these two organisms have effective gene knockdown strategies in practice.

Thanks for any help.
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Jun20-14, 03:14 PM
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Yes, with CRISPR/Cas9 technology: https://www.addgene.org/CRISPR/


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