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CRISPR–Cas becoming more human - Nature.com


Nature.com
In the past few years, the CRISPR–Cas technology has been developed to precisely edit genomic DNA; so far, these approaches have been used mainly in cultured cells or in animal embryo models, but only a few studies have reported their use in human ...

Raising the alarm - Nature.com


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The targeted degradation of foreign nucleic acids by type III CRISPR–Cas systems is mediated by the multisubunit Csm interference complex. In addition, the CRISPR-associated protein Csm6 ribonuclease, which does not form part of the Csm complex, ...

UW Botany student a candidate for NASA astronaut - KGWN


KGWN
I got an early start on 'Star Trek' and other science fiction, and the idea of humans going to the stars has always been one that resonated and inspired me,” says Matthew Lehmitz, a UW graduate student in botany from Laramie. “As a result of this, I am ...

Institute of Botany of the CAS

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The Institute was established by a resolution of the twenty-first session of the Presidium of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (hereinafter CSAS) held on 20 December 1961, which took effect on 1 January 1962, under the name the Institute of Botany of the CSAS. Under section 18 (2) of Act No. 283/1992 Coll., the Institute became an entity of the ASCR as of 31 December 1992.

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