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standard DNA-free genome editing in the agricultural pest Ceratitis capitata

The genome editing revolution creates new opportunities to improve pest management strategies, yet biosafety concerns over off-target effects and the use of foreign DNA present roadblocks to the development of modified organisms destined for field use. In a recent addition […]

standard Genetic Manipulation of Insect Cell Lines

Two papers in the December issue of Genetics, Cherbas et al. 2015 and Manivannan et al. 2015, describe an improved method for making Drosophila cell lines with single, targeted mutations. Both works build upon existing recombination-mediated cassette exchange (RMCE) technology […]