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  • New CRISPR technology ‘knocks out’ yeast genes with single-point precision

    Illinois researchers created a system using CRISPR technology to selectively turn off any gene in Saccharomyces yeast. Pictured, from left: chemical and biomolecular engineering professor Huimin Zhao, graduate students Mohammad Hamedi Rad, Zehua Bao, Pa Xue and Ipek Tasan.

    Illinois researchers created a system using CRISPR technology to selectively turn off any gene in Saccharomyces yeast. Pictured, from left: chemical and biomolecular engineering professor Huimin Zhao, graduate students Mohammad Hamedi Rad, Zehua Bao, Pu Xue and Ipek Tasan.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Huimin Zhao, call (217)333-2631; email: zhao5@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Genome-scale engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae with single nucleotide precision” is available online. DOI: 10.1038/nbt4132