Using Gene Editing to Delete HIV From Human T Cells

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Curing diseases like HIV/AIDS is not a direct application of agricultural biotechnology, but could have a direct impact on agricultural productivity and food security in the developing world. Agricultural productivity in Africa is hampered by infectious diseases such as AIDS and malaria.

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Photo of Keith Edmisten, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Keith EdmistenProfessor of Crop Science & Extension Cotton Specialist (919) 515-4069 keith_edmisten@ncsu.eduCrop and Soil Sciences - NC State University
Updated on Mar 23, 2016
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