NgAgo gene-editing, claiming to be a better alternative to CRISPR gene editing, falls into a controversy in peer-reviewed papers

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Six months ago, Chinese researchers reported that an enzyme called NgAgo could be used to edit mammalian genes – and that it might be more accurate and more versatile than the popular CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technique. But almost immediately, other scientists complained on internet forums that they could not replicate the experiment.

Source: NgAgo gene-editing, claiming to be a better alternative to CRISPR gene editing, falls into a controversy in peer-reviewed papers

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