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Cas9 protein involved in the CRISPR gene-editing technology

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In the gene-editing tool CRISPR, a small strand of RNA identifies a specific chunk of DNA. Then the enzyme Cas9 (green) swoops in and cuts the double-stranded DNA (blue/purple) in two places, removing the specific chunk.


Janet Iwasa

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Janet Iwasa for the Innovative Genomics Institute at UC Berkeley


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