View Full Version : Mosaic mouse technique offers a powerful new tool to study

05-07-2005, 12:55 PM
A powerful laboratory technique used by fruit fly geneticists for more than a decade is now available to scientists studying genes and diseases in mice. Writing in the May 6 edition of the journal Cell, researchers from Stanford University describe a streamlined method for creating a "genetic mosaic mouse" -- a rodent whose body is genetically engineered to produce small clusters of cells with mutated genes.

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