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EditForce Realizes RNA-editing Technology of “U-to-C”
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EditForce Realizes RNA-editing Technology of “U-to-C”

FUKUOKA, Japan, Oct. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- EditForce, Inc. (hereinafter "EditForce"), headquartered in Fukuoka, Japan, has realized the world's first RNA-editing technology that enables RNA-editing bases to be changed from "U" to "C," and demonstrated that this technology works even in human cells in a joint study with Professor Takahiro Nakamura, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University. The study opens up the possibility of editing gene mutations which could not have been the target with the existing technologies, and is expected to contribute to the R&D of therapies for various genetic diseases. EditForce will improve safety and editing efficiency in its development activities to establish innovative gene therapy technologies. The study was published in the scientific journal "...