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  • 300016961745559150084811971875042429416PublicAssets/5816In 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 IwasaJanet Iwasa for the Innovative Genomics Institute at UC BerkeleyIllustration

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    Cas9 protein involved in the CRISPR gene-editing technology

    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.

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    Janet Iwasa

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    Janet Iwasa for the Innovative Genomics Institute at UC Berkeley

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    5816

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