How is CRISPR/Cas9 Advancing the Field of Gene Editing?

Gene editing, or genome engineering, is a group of technologies that allow researchers to modify an organism’s genetic material through removal, addition, or alteration of DNA at a specific location of interest. The CRISPR/Cas9 system, also known as Clustered Regularly-Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats and CRISPR-associated protein 9, is a technology that has advanced the field of gene editing.

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