A group of Chinese scientists have used the base-editing technique to replace part of the DNA instead of the whole gene in human cells and embryos with a genetic mutation. Photo: Alamy

Chinese scientists snip mutant DNA to fix human embryo gene

Researchers report success with technique to replace part of genetic material that causes the inheritable disorder Marfan syndrome

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A group of Chinese scientists have used the base-editing technique to replace part of the DNA instead of the whole gene in human cells and embryos with a genetic mutation. Photo: Alamy
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