Genome editing

Genome editing

Genome editing is a type of genetical engineering which results in changes in the genome of a living organism. This animation introduces one of the best known genome editing protocols, the CRISPR/Cas9 system.

Biology

Keywords

gene, genome editing, gene knockout, gene knockin, CRISPR, cas9, chromosome, genome, DNA, enzyme, RNA, bacterium, virus, bacteriophage, infection, komplex, genetics, biology

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