Genetic editing key design space

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Published on: January 4, 2021

Genetic editing is a very broad term used for techniques used in various different domains. With recent Crispr tech, this technology, especially in human context is currently in debate/discussion in all forums. One categorization that gives some clarity in this discussion is from a short documentary in Netflix Explained: Designer DNA. This figure explains the design space of editing DNA.

Somatic: DNA does not get passed down to off spring

Germline: DNA passes to next generation

More of this here:  Explained: episode on Designer DNA

Article explaining this in more detail: [Article in Medium]

A mini series in Netflix: Unnatural Selection

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