Ribbit…Ribbit… frogs are the new mouse of ASD research

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You’ve heard a lot about CRISPR technology to manipulate gene expression. But what have scientists actually learned? Well, the cells in which DNA is manipulated could come from different animal models, including frogs and mice. These model systems are used to track brain development, sex differences, and the downstream effects of convergence of genetic manipulations […]

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