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Wheat rescued from fungal disease

Knockout of all six alleles of a gene in the large wheat genome confers resistance to powdery mildew.

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Figure 1: SSNs slice into big DNA.

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D.F.V. is an inventor on a TALEN patent and consults for a company that uses TALENS for plant genome engineering.

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Gil-Humanes, J., Voytas, D. Wheat rescued from fungal disease. Nat Biotechnol 32, 886–887 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.3013

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