Laboratory medicine: biomaterials smarten up with CRISPR -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Laboratory medicine: biomaterials smarten up with CRISPR

23.08.2019

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Reminiscent of Auguste Rodin's credo 'I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need,' the researchers used the CRISPR-Cas system to alter biomaterials by selective removal of single-stranded DNA cross-linkers that are attached to hydrogels or hold them together.

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