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Spring 2019


Precise modification of faulty genes for repair has been one of the most important goals in medicine. It is now finally within the realm of possibility thanks to the gene editing tool CRISPR. This microbial adaptive immune system can copy and cut specific DNA sequences. This animation provides a visual introduction of this revolutionary genetic tool.


This video is available for streaming via Artstor JSTOR Forum. To learn more about this topic please contact Professor Hysell Oviedo:

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