International Journal of Genetics and Genomics

Volume 12, Issue 3, September 2024

  • Research Article

    CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Therapy, a Curative Hope for Sickle Cell in Nigeria, West Africa

    Babatunde Ibrahim Olowu*, Ahmed Saheed Olaide, Oluwaloni Bolaji Tinubu

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 3, September 2024
    Pages: 48-53
    Received: 24 April 2024
    Accepted: 20 June 2024
    Published: 15 July 2024
    Abstract: Sickle cell anaemia is one of the haemoglobin abnormalities resulting from a genetic mutation— it is caused by inheriting two faulty genes that result in an abnormal substitution of glutamate for valine on the beta chain of haemoglobin, which causes haemoglobin molecules to stick together. According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, 20 o... Show More