The First Year of CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing

In June 2012, a group led by Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier first published on the use of CRISPR-Cas9 to edit DNA in the journal Science, after filing a patent application the previous month. Within a year, multiple labs had confirmed the versatility and robustness of the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing platform.

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Introduction to CRISPR-Cas9

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