Gene Editing in Plants

Xenius

26 min

Available from March 16, 2017 at 9:32 am to May 3, 2017 at 11:59 pm

'Genetic scissors' are capable of cutting DNA sequences from plants more precisely than other known methods. This tool, called CRISPR-Cas9, can make genes inactive and introduce new ones. Thus, the fundamental nature of certain plants can be transformed with just a few snips. 

Credits
  • Presenter:Emilie Langlade, Adrian Pflug
  • Country:Germany
  • Year:2016