gene editing - definition and synonyms

noun biology

or genome editing

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a type of genetic engineering in which DNA is inserted, replaced, or removed from a genome using specially engineered enzymes called restriction enzymes or molecular scissors

    After the overhyped false dawn fifteen years ago, gene-editing is now, it seems, about to arrive.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 09/11/2015