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How the snail's shell got its coil

20:00 EDT 13 May 2019 | AAAS

(The Company of Biologists) Researchers from the Tokyo University of Science, Japan, have used CRISPR gene editing technology to make snails with shells that coil the 'wrong' way, providing insights into the fundamental basis of left-right asymmetry in animals. These findings are published in the journal Development.

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