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CRISPR: Biology and Applications (2022)

CRISPR: Biology and Applications

English | 2022 | ISBN: 168367037X | 293 pages | PDF , True EPUB | 29.06 MB



“An excellent compendium of all things CRISPR from some of the leading minds in the field. With thorough coverage from every angle and beautifully detailed illustrations, this book is not to be missed!”

Jennifer A. Doudna,
Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UC Berkeley; Founder, Innovative Genomics Institute; Nobel Laureate and coinventor of CRISPR technology

“This journey through CRISPR biology and several of its breakthrough applications offers an exciting glimpse into one of the most beautiful and compelling fields in the life sciences.”

David R. Liu,
Director of the Merkin Institute at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard; Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University; coinventor of base editing and prime editing

“A must read! The CRISPR topics, written by world-leading experts, span from the fascinating mechanistic underpinnings to the ingenious applications. One can read from start to finish or pick and choose themes. Either way, the book delivers utterly enjoyable learning!”

Bonnie Bassler,
Squibb Professor and Chair, Princeton University Department of Molecular Biology; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

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.

Led by a distinguished team of editors, CRISPR: Biology and Applications explores the subject matter needed to delve into this fascinating area. Topics covered include

Classification and molecular mechanisms of CRISPR-Cas systems
CRISPR-Cas evolution, regulation, expression, and function
Uses for gene editing and modulation of gene expression
CRISPR-based antimicrobials and phage resistance for medical and industrial purposes

Written by internationally renowned authors, CRISPR: Biology and Applications serves as both an introductory guide for those new to the field and an authoritative reference for seasoned researchers whose work touches this evolving and headline- making science.