CRISPR-Cas: From Bacterial Adaptive Immunity to a Genome Editing Revolution

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CRISPR-Cas: From Bacterial Adaptive Immunity to a Genome Editing Revolution

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The CRISPR-Cas bacterial immune system allows bacteria to selectively remember the nucleic acid sequences of prior viral invaders and defend themselves against future viral attacks. Scientists have exploited knowledge of the molecular machines involved in the bacterial immune system to develop one o…

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The Explorer's Guide to Biology