Biology and Applications

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<p>Since their discovery and subsequent development into laboratory tools, CRISPR-Cas systems have revolutionized the science of gene editing and their possible applications continue to expand, from basic research to potentially groundbreaking medical and commercial uses.</p> <p>Led by a distinguished team of editors, <i>CRISPR: Biology and Applications</i> explores the subject matter needed to delve into this fascinating area. This comprehensive text presents the diversity of CRISPR-Cas systems, the underlying biology of these systems, and CRISPR-based technologies and applications. Topics covered include:</p> <ul> <li>Classification and molecular mechanisms of CRISPR-Cas systems</li> <li>CRISPR-Cas evolution, regulation, expression, and function</li> <li>Uses for gene editing and modulation of gene expression</li> <li>CRISPR-based antimicrobials and phage resistance for medical and industrial purposes</li> </ul> <p>Written by internationally renowned authors, <i>CRISPR: Biology and Applications</i> serves as both an introductory guide for those new to the field and a ready reference for seasoned researchers whose work touches this evolving and headline-making science.</p>