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CRISPR-Cas9

CRISPR-Cas9

CRISPR-Cas9 is a genome editing system. CRISPR systems provides immunity to bacteria and archaea from viruses and has been adapted for use as a genome editing tool capable of knocking out genes and rewriting genetic sequences in animal, plant and fungi. CRISPR-Cas9 is being adapted to other applications outside genome editing.

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CRISPR-Cas9

CRISPR-Cas9 is a genome editing system. TheCRISPR systemsystems originatesprovides inimmunity to bacteria providingand immunityarchaea tofrom viruses and has been adapted for use as a genome editing tool capable of knocking out genes and rewriting genetic sequences in animal, plant and fungi. CRISPR-Cas9 is being adapted to other applications outside genome editing.