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CRISPR base editing lowers cholesterol in monkeys

Targeting a gene linked to cardiovascular disease shows therapeutic promise.

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Fig. 1: Delivery of CRISPR base editing components in lipid nanoparticles for precise genome editing.

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van Kampen, S.J., van Rooij, E. CRISPR base editing lowers cholesterol in monkeys. Nat Biotechnol 39, 920–921 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41587-021-00975-8

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