The CRISPR-Cas9 genetic scissors is called the sharpest tool in genetic engineering and has revolutionised molecular biological and cell biological research. Emmanuelle Charpentier made the discovery at Umeå University in 2012 and received the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for it, together with Jennifer A. Doudna from the University of California, Berkeley, USA. On this page, we have gathered material related to genetic scissors.
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