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在馬里蘭大學醫學院拉爾斯.波多夫的實驗室中,人類血液通過豬的肺臟後流出。每年有數千人因為等不到可移植的人類器官而喪命。科學家正以CRISPR進行試驗,希望能移除豬器官中對人類有害的病毒。豬器官已可成功移植到靈長動物身上。Photograph by Greg Girard
Faculty of Life Science and Technology,KMUST No. 727 South Jing Ming Rd, Cheng Gong University Campus, Kunming
周穎在中國昆明市的雲南靈長類生物醫學重點研究室,手中抱著一隻以CRISPR改造胚胎發育的幼小長尾獼猴。這裡還有其他數十種CRISPR改造過的生物,包括雞、牛、香菇、小麥、鯰魚和鯉魚,都帶有特定的基因性狀,未來會有更多實驗案例。Photograph by Greg Girard
Common Name: wild-type mosquito adult, Scientific Name: Anopheles stephensi, Specimen #: 28, Size: 7mm body length, Notes: This mosquito has not been genetically modified for malaria resistance, female, This specimen was just fed on cow's blood, Contact: Dr. Anthony A. James, Distinguished Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, 949-824-5930, aajames@uci.edu, Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Laboratory of Advanced Insect Genetics, University of California Irvine
在安東尼.詹姆斯的實驗室裡,一隻瘧蚊的腸道脹滿了牛血。科學家可以用CRISPR改造攜帶茲卡病毒和登革熱病毒的蚊子,讓牠們生下不孕的後代。Photograph by David Liittschwager

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