Genome editing is the precise targeted modification of the nucleotide sequence of the genome.
Using genome editing at a deliberately chosen point in the genome the nucleotide sequence can be changed by removing, altering or inserting single or a limited number of nucleotides.
There are different types of genome editing, e.g.:
1 – Oligo-directed mutagenesis (ODM) type of genome editing
2 – Site-Directed Nuclease (SDN) genome editing
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