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  • DNAzymes could outperform protein enzymes for genetic engineering

    Professor Yi Lu

    Chemistry professor Yi Lu led a team that developed a technique that allows DNAzymes to cut double-stranded DNA, enabling a wide range of genetic engineering applications.

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Yi Lu, email yi-lu@illinois.edu.  

    The paper “PNA-Assisted DNAzymes to Cleave Double-Stranded DNA for Genetic Engineering with High Sequence Fidelity” is available online. DOI:10.1021/jacs.1c03129