Gene drive, a powerful way to speed genetic inheritance, shown for first time in mammals, UCSD researchers say

Fikes, BJ,  San Diego Union Tribune,  2019.

Gene drive — the ability to shortcut genetic inheritance by propelling a gene throughout a population — has been demonstrated in principle for the first time in mammals.; ; UC San Diego scientists reported this feat in mice in a study released Wednesday in the journal Nature. It can be found at A previous study from UCSD researchers demonstrated this feat in insects, also a first at its time