Researchers Used CRISPR to Manipulate the Social Activities of Ants – Futurism


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Researchers Used CRISPR to Manipulate the Social Activities of Ants
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Ants possess a whopping 350 genes for odorant receptors, but as they all need to liaise with the orco gene to be effective, they could all be knocked out at once. The two teams chose different ants based on two distinct strategies for proliferating
Gene-edited mutant ants create chaotic colonyRT
Scientists create the first mutant ants using CRISPRRedOrbit
Scientists Create First Mutant Ants Using CRISPR Gene Editing To Study Social BehaviorTech Times

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