New CRISPR Database to Catalyze CollaborationsFebruary 6, 2019
PGED will help lead to more efficient use of resources by reducing unnecessary duplicate experiments and catalyzing collaborations among research institutions. To help spread the word about the database's creation, the researchers recently published a call for data submission to PGED in the journal Molecular Plant.
The database currently contains data generated by BTI's Greg Martin lab on 432 tomato lines created with CRISPR-Cas editing. Martin notes that while CRISPR-Cas-generated lines are the main focus of PGED, it can also be used for plant mutants generated by other genome editing tools like meganucleases, zinc finger nucleases (ZFNs), and transcription activator-like nucleases (TALENs).
Read more about PGED in the BTI news release.
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