Special Issue "CRISPR Base Editor for Molecular Plant Sciences"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2023 | Viewed by 1523
Scientists have long sought to understand gene function in crops by mining natural plant mutants or using random mutagenesis as a tool, which is costly and inefficient. The emergence of gene editing technology has significantly enhanced the work of plant gene function research, such as TALEN, CRISPR, etc. CRISPR is undoubtedly the most powerful tool of these genome-editing technologies. It is currently the simplest and most versatile and precise method of genetic manipulation and is therefore generating a buzz in the plant research world. CRISPR technology can not only be used to study gene function but is also widely used in the directional breeding of plants, realizing the rapid domestication of crops.
Given this context, in this Special Issue, articles (original research papers, perspectives, hypotheses, opinions, reviews, modeling approaches, and methods) that focus on gene discovery, molecular methods, and molecular breeding of plant biology using CRISPR genome-editing technology are most welcome.
Dr. Weiming Hu
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- genome editing
- molecular breeding
- gene discovery
- CRISPR-mediated plant base editors