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CRISPR-associated system 9 (CAS9)

CAS9 is a novel DNA-cutting enzyme that is the main component of an intrinsic DNA editing system used by bacteria to kill attacking viruses. Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) are distinct features of most bacterial genomes, and thought to be involved in resistance to ...

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Scary Protein Names: Halloween Infographic Edition

Check out some of the spooky protein names as we approach Halloween in our Scary Protein Name Infographic. Learn about their function, gene name, molecular weight and subcellular location. Featured proteins in this infographic include: SCARE1, DEAD Box Protein 60, Spo Spook, BAT3, BOO and GST. Happy ...

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