Nov 15, 2022

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About CRISPR

Posted by in categories: bioengineering, biotech/medical

Turns out, altering bacteria from within could be the solution to antibiotic resistance. In an ironic twist, researchers used viruses engineered with the CRISPR-Cas system to alter bacterial defense mechanisms and edit their genomes selectively in complex environments. Significantly, the novel approach may help address the pressing issue of antibiotic resistance.

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