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

Food Facts - CRISPR

Video   Oct 22, 2019 | Taken from the Institute of Food Technologists

 

CRISPR is a defining feature of the bacterial genetic code and its immune system, functioning as a defense system that bacteria use to protect themselves against attacks from viruses. The acronym “CRISPR” stands for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats. 

 
More Information
 
 
 

Recommended Videos

Tips for PCR primer design

Video

Simple yet useful tips on how to design good primers for PCR reactions and what to avoid!

WATCH NOW

The Darwin Tree of Life Project

Video

Professor Mark Blaxter, Lead of the Tree of Programme at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, explains how the Darwin Tree of Life project will help conservation efforts across the UK. The ambitious project aims to ultimately read the DNA code (genomes) of all 60,000 complex species (birds, animals, fish, plants and parasites) found in the UK.

WATCH NOW

Convention on the Rights of the Child Stored in DNA

Video

EMBL's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) has helped UNICEF store the text of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in synthetic DNA. The capsule containing the DNA will be safely kept in the permafrost in the Arctic World Archive, in Svalbard, Norway.

WATCH NOW

 

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

Applied Sciences Genomics Research

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

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE