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Case Study 2: CRISPR-Cas9Biol 103 Spring 2022Part I: Introduction to CRISPRWatch the TED Talk by Dr. Jennifer Doudna from UC Berkeley and then answer the questionsbelow.1. Where did the CRISPR system first originate in nature?2. What is the purpose of the CRISPR system in bacteria cells?3. What does CRISPR stand for?4. What is the name of the DNA-cutting enzyme?5. What advantage does the CRISPR-Cas9 system offer compared to previous genome editingtechniques?6. Dr. Doudna provided an example of how CRISPR technology has been used to disrupt apigment gene in mice. What was the outcome of the experiment?7. Why are animal model systems an important part of research?8. Why did Dr. Doudna and her colleagues call for a moratorium in the clinical application of theCRISPR technology in human embryos?

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Term
Fall
Professor
LAMMERZAHL
Tags
DNA, CRISPR

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