Hong Kong and Beijing scientists use gene editing to find cure for superbug

//Hong Kong and Beijing scientists use gene editing to find cure for superbug

Hong Kong and Beijing scientists use gene editing to find cure for superbug

A joint effort between Hong Kong and Beijing scientists has led to a breakthrough in killing a deadly superbug.The Hong Kong research team developed a therapy that can break down the defences of the superbug Pseudomonas aeruginosa, helped by a Beijing team that provided a gene-editing method allowing scientists to test their theory, according to a paper published in the latest issue of the journal Cell Reports.Gene editing gives scientists the ability to change an organism’s DNA, allowing…

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