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Cas9 gets a classmate

Cpf1 is one of a growing number of class II CRISPR-Cas effectors that expand both our understanding of bacterial immunity and our genome-editing toolset.

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Figure 1: Cas9, Cpf1 and their respective interference mechanisms.

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Sontheimer, E., Wolfe, S. Cas9 gets a classmate. Nat Biotechnol 33, 1240–1241 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.3426

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