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CRISPR gene-edited babies may be at increased risk of early death, study finds
Our genomes contain two copies of the CCR5 gene. It is known that people who carry two defective copies of this gene are highly resistant to HIV. But this double mutation of the CCR5 gene, which a Chinese scientist intentionally edited into human embryos last year, is also associated with a 21% increased risk of dying early, a new study showed.
Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 4:15 AM HST