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Compound stops CRISPR enzyme running amok

Molecular model of the CRISPR-associated protein Cas9 in complex with RNA and DNA

Activity of the CRISPR–Cas9 complex (blue and pale green), a widely used tool for editing DNA (purple), can be tightly controlled thanks to the discovery of an inhibitor. Credit: Ella Maru Studio/SPL

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Nature 569, 163 (2019)




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