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CRISPR-Cas systems

Adaptive antiviral defense mechanisms, in archaea and bacteria, based on DNA repeat arrays called Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR elements) that function in conjunction with CRISPR-associated proteins (Cas proteins). Several types have been distinguished, including Type I, Type II, and Type III, based on signature motifs of CRISPR-associated proteins.
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  • CRISPR/Cas9 system
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