Combatting COVID-19 with Help from Genetically Engineered Mice
Mar11

Combatting COVID-19 with Help from Genetically Engineered Mice

In Brief Genetically engineered mouse models that can react to COVID-19 the same way humans do are playing a key role in the development of vaccines. Mice have been used in biomedical research dating back to 1678, including in the annual development of influenza vaccinations. To create a genetically engineered mouse model specific to SARS-CoV-2, scientists used an adenovirus based vector that was altered to carry a specific DNA or RNA...

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