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All-purpose enzymes boost CRISPR’s powers

CRISPR–CAS9 gene-editing complex from Streptococcus pyogenes.

The Cas9 enzyme (red, artist’s impression) snips DNA (orange). Improved versions of Cas9 promise to expand the usefulness of the CRISPR–Cas9 genome-editing technique. Credit: Alamy

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Nature 580, 10 (2020)




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