News tagged with protein gene

An anti-CRISPR for gene editing

Researchers have discovered a way to program cells to inhibit CRISPR-Cas9 activity. "Anti-CRISPR" proteins had previously been isolated from viruses that infect bacteria, but now University of Toronto and University of Massachusetts ...

dateDec 08, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Drivers of evolution hidden in plain sight

Research led by the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and the University of Washington has shown that the biological diversity needed for evolution can be generated by changes in protein modifications. The findings, ...

dateOct 13, 2016 in Biotechnology
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