Introducing The New Molecular Scissors - CRISPR & Cas9

Chanice Henry

The CRISPR tool has attracted worldwide attention from the R&D industry in regards to its capabilities for gene editing.CRISPR alongside the use of the Cas9 protein enables the ability to target a specific section of a gene sequence  and edit it – by deleting and sometimes replacing the function with a new element. Until CRISPR’s discovery by Jennifer Doudna and her lab in 2013, options were relatively limited in regards to precise gene editing. This new technique acts as a tool to...
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