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Max Planck Society: Gen-editing mit CRISPR/Cas9 (english subtitles)

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The discovery that bacteria with a kind of immune system can defend against viruses, did initially only excite microbiologists. Since then, however, it became known that using these we can manipulate the genome of different organisms with the method called CRISPR / Cas9, also non-scientists became interested in this new method of genetic engineering. But how does the method with the unpronounceable name work?