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IVES 9 IVES Conference Series 9 Development and application of CRISPR/Cas in grapevine

Development and application of CRISPR/Cas in grapevine


The development and application of CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats)/Cas (CRISPR-associated protein) technologies have revolutionized genome editing in plants due to its simplicity, high efficiency, and versatility. As an economically important fruit crop worldwide, grapevine genome editing using CRISPR/Cas technologies has also been reported these years.  Here we introduce the development briefly of the most popular CRISPR/Cas9 system and also the state-of-the-art CRISPR technologies developed so far. Moreover, we summarize CRISPR/Cas9-mediated applications for gene functional study and trait improvement in grapevine. Optimization of CRISPR/Cas9 system, as well as the other CRISPR/Cas systems including CRISPR/LbCas12a and base editor in grapevine genome editing, is also discussed. In addition, we discuss the challenges and future perspectives for precision genome editing in grapevine, expecting to present a roadmap for the future applications of CRISPR technology in this species.


Publication date: June 13, 2024

Issue: Open GPB 2024

Type: Article


Zhenchang Liang1,2,3*, Chong Ren1,2,3

1 State Key Laboratory of Plant Diversity and Specialty Crops, Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, PR China
2 Beijing Key Laboratory of Grape Sciences and Enology, Beijing 100093, PR China
3 China National Botanical Garden, Beijing 100093, PR China

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grapevine, genome editing, CRISPR/Cas, challenges, future perspectives


IVES Conference Series | Open GPB | Open GPB 2024


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