Jan 10, 2019

Giving Cas9 an ‘on’ switch for better control of CRISPR gene editing

Posted by in categories: bioengineering, biotech/medical, genetics

CRISPR-Cas9 is a revolutionary tool in part because of its versatility: created by bacteria to chew up viruses, it works equally well in human cells to do all sorts of genetic tricks, including cutting and pasting DNA, making pinpoint mutations and activating or inactivating a gene.

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