CRISPR Cas as a New Tool in Molecular Biology    back

CRISPR Cas as a New Tool in Molecular Biology


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A simple version of the CRISPR/Cas system, CRISPR/Cas9, has been modified to edit genomes. By delivering the Cas9 nuclease complexed with a synthetic guide RNA (gRNA) into a cell, the cell's genome can be cut at a desired location, allowing existing genes to be removed and/or new ones added