CRISPR

CRISPRs (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) are segments of prokaryotic DNA containing short repetitions of base sequences. Each repetition is followed by short segments of "spacer DNA" from previous exposures to a bacterial virus or plasmid.

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External Links & References

  1. Wikipedia
  2. Why china won't listen to western scientists about genetically modifying the human embryo - Quartz (July 2015)
  3. Broad Institute Researchers Characterize New CRISPR Genome Editing System - Genomeweb (September 2015)
  4. The Hypoallergenic Peanut Has Arrived Thanks to Genetic Modification - Inverse (September 2015)
  5. CRISPR Targets Cancer in First Human Trial - Singularity Hub (June 2016)

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