We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

A Molecular On/Off Switch for CRISPR

News   Mar 30, 2017 | Original story from The Scripps Research Institute

 
A Molecular On/Off Switch for CRISPR

This image shows how the CRISPR surveillance complex is disabled by two copies of anti-CRISPR protein AcrF1 (red) and one AcrF2 (light green). These anti-CRISPRs block access to the CRISPR RNA (green tube) preventing the surveillance complex from scanning and targeting invading viral DNA for destruction (Image from Lander Lab)

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Immune System Kept in Check by Protein Police

News

Researchers learn how a key transcription factor helps regulate the immune system and could be critical to understanding autoimmune disease and cancer immunosuppression.

READ MORE

Super-resolution Microscopy at its Best

News

Does expansion microscopy deliver true-to-life images of cell structures? A new publication shows for the first time that the method actually works reliably.

READ MORE

CRISPR Could Restore Effectiveness of Lung Cancer Treatment

News

The CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system may be able to restore the effectiveness of first-line chemotherapies used to treat lung cancer by deleting or "knocking out" a gene in cancer tumors that helps the tumors develop resistance to the drugs.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Analysis & Separations Immunology & Microbiology

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE