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Old 12-03-2017, 08:02 PM
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Originally Posted by PlantManBee View Post
Using the correct terminology is pretty crucial in the science world, yes.

Again, CRISPR is designed to work within the genome. You could introduce other genetic material prior to using CRISPR, but it's not CRISPR introducing the genes.
You cut the place with CRISPR Cas9 and if the correct piece of donor DNA is present it can be integrated in the cut sequence by the cell itself.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4881549/

So yes, you can use CRISPR/CAS9 to introduce exogenous genes.
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