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@eric · 3 months ago

Stanford researchers develop an engineered ‘mini’ CRISPR genome editing system https://news.stanford.edu/2021/09/03/researchers-develop-hypercompact-crispr/

Researchers develop a hypercompact CRISPR

stanford.edu

published 9/3/2021

author

Stanford University, Taylor Kubota

summary

Bioengineers have repurposed a “non-working” CRISPR system to make a smaller version of the genome engineering tool. Its diminutive size should make it easier to deliver into human cells, tissues and the body for gene therapy.