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Genome editing: The efficient tool CRISPR–Cpf1

Nature Plants volume 3, Article number: 17028 (2017) | Download Citation

The novel features of the CRISPR–Cpf1 RNA-guided endonuclease system facilitate precise and efficient genome engineering. Application of CRISPR–Cpf1 in plants shows promise for robust gene editing and regulation, opening exciting possibilities for targeted trait improvement in crops.

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  1. Magdy M. Mahfouz is in the Laboratory for Genome Engineering, Division of Biological Sciences, 4700 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal 23955-6900, Saudi Arabia.

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