Boosting plant immunity with CRISPR/Cas

  • Chaparro-Garcia A
  • Kamoun S
  • Nekrasov V
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Abstract

CRISPR/Cas has recently been transferred to plants to make them resistant to geminiviruses, a damaging family of DNA viruses. We discuss the potential and the limitations of this method.See related Research: http://www.genomebiology.com/2015/16/1/238.

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Authors

  • Angela Chaparro-Garcia

  • Sophien Kamoun

  • Vladimir Nekrasov

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