Zhang lab unlocks crystal structure of new CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing tool

Blog_SaCas9_LeCong[Source: broadinstitute.org, August 27, 2015]

In a paper published today in Cell researchers from the Broad Institute and University of Tokyo revealed the crystal structure of theStaphylococcus aureus Cas9 complex (SaCas9)—a highly efficient enzyme that overcomes one of the primary challenges to in vivo mammalian genome editing.

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