The Cpf1 CRISPR-Cas protein expands genome-editing tools

Robert D. Fagerlund, Raymond H.J. Staals, Peter C. Fineran*

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CRISPR-Cas systems have immense biotechnological utility. A recent study reveals the potential of the Cpf1 nuclease to complement and extend the existing CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing tools.

Original languageEnglish
Article number251
JournalGenome Biology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 17 Nov 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Bacteriophage resistance
  • Cas9
  • Cpf1
  • CRISPR-Cas
  • Genome editing

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