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Discovery of a “Hidden Gem” Enables Gene Editing With a Small But Mighty CRISPR-Cas3 System

January 19, 2022

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Presented by Health Lab

Bacteria use CRISPR in order to fight against viral invaders. It is now used widely throughout research in editing genomes. Yan Zhang, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Chemistry at the University of Michigan Medical School, talks about an editing tool known as CRISPR-Cas3, which can make larger scale genome deletions.

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