The CRISPR Arms Race: CRISPR Inhibition by Mobile Genetic Elements

Sontheimer E.J and Davidson, A.R. (2017) Current Opinions in Microbiology. 37:120-127. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28668720

As with every immune system, invading organisms have developed ways to bypass an organism’s defenses.  The CRISPR/Cas system is no different with viruses developing anti-CRISPR proteins.  This review surveys anti-CRISPR proteins and how they could be used to enhance CRISPR gene editing.

Author: Advanced Analytical

Advanced Analytical Technologies, Inc. (AATI) simplifies complex genomics workflows to accelerate research and discovery in pharmaceuticals, life science, biofuels, biotechnology and healthcare.

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