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CRISPR-edited plants by grafting

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Edited, transgene-free plants are produced without tissue culture by RNA migration from rootstocks to grafts.

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Fig. 1: Mobile CRISPR grafting strategy for transgene-free genome editing.

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  • 27 February 2023

    Text in the fourth paragraph discussing transgene-free genome-edited wheat has been clarified to indicate that only a subset (versus none) of the genetic edits in the chimeric plants were heritable. The changes are made in the HTML and PDF versions of the article.

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Hu, J., Gao, C. CRISPR-edited plants by grafting. Nat Biotechnol (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41587-022-01516-7

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