Many of the tools in the ever-expanding CRISPR toolkit are lauded for their genome editing capabilities. That is, these tools make it easier than ever to change specific DNA sequences in precise ways. However, what truly makes these tools exciting is their many fascinating applications. In this blog post we’ll cover just a few of the many exciting applications of genome editing including basic research, therapeutic genome editing, and bioproduction.
White Paper – A protocol for rapid detection of SARS-CoV-2 using CRISPR: SARS-CoV-2 DETECTR
Given the global health emergency, rapid transmission, and severe respiratory disease associated with the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), Mammoth Biosciences has reconfigured our DETECTR platform to rapidly and accurately detect SARS-CoV-2 using a visual lateral flow strip format within 30 minutes from sample to result.
Antibiotic resistance – how it works and how we can fight it with CRISPR diagnostics
Many of the microorganisms that cause disease cannot be killed with common antibiotics. They are “antibiotic resistant.” This makes it difficult for physicians to ward off what were once easy-to-treat infections. In the U.S., antibiotic resistant infections cause 35,000 deaths per year. Unfortunately, the number of illnesses and deaths due to antibiotic resistant infections is […]
Brief summaries of interesting science – Mammoth digests
If you follow Mammoth on Twitter (and you should!), you may have noticed that we create threads summarizing cool research papers a few times a week. We call these threads #MammothDigests. They cover the key findings in papers on topics such as CRISPR, precision medicine, diagnostics, cancer, agriculture, and microbiology. You can find a few […]