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Efficient CRISPR/Cas9-Mediated Mutagenesis in Primary Murine T Lymphocytes.

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Summary of "Efficient CRISPR/Cas9-Mediated Mutagenesis in Primary Murine T Lymphocytes."

The ability to alter gene expression directly in T lymphocytes has provided a powerful tool for understanding T cell biology, signaling, and function. Manipulation of T cell clones and primary T cells has been accomplished primarily through overexpression or gene-silencing studies using cDNAs or shRNAs, respectively, which are often delivered by retroviral or lentiviral transduction or direct transfection methods. The recent development of CRISPR/Cas9-based mutagenesis has revolutionized genomic editing, allowing unprecedented genetic manipulation of many cell types with greater precision and ease. This article outlines a protocol for CRISPR/Cas9-mediated mutagenesis in primary T lymphocytes from Cas9 transgenic mice using retroviral delivery of guide RNAs. © 2018 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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Name: Current protocols in immunology
ISSN: 1934-368X
Pages: e62

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