Advances in New Technology for Targeted Modification of by Feng Zhang,Holger Puchta,James G. Thomson

By Feng Zhang,Holger Puchta,James G. Thomson

over the last 50 years, biotechnology has been the most important driver for expanding crop productivity. Particularly, advances in plant genetic engineering applied sciences have spread out tremendous new possibilities for plant researchers and breeders to create new crop forms with fascinating traits. Recent improvement of special genome amendment tools, similar to precise gene knock-out/knock-in and specific gene substitute, strikes genetic engineering to a different point and provides much more potentials for bettering crop production. The paintings presents an summary of the most recent advances on distinctive genomic engineering applied sciences in vegetation. issues contain recombinase and engineered nucleases-mediated special amendment, negative/positive selection-based homologous recombination and oligo nucleotide-mediated recombination. ultimately, demanding situations and affects of the hot applied sciences on current rules for genetic amendment organisms (GMOs) can be discussed.

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