CRISPR: A Revolution in Genetics

Created for Scientific American
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A new technique for gene editing, based on bacterial defenses, CRISPR is revolutionizing genetic engineering, accelerating research and showing promise for new therapeutics. AXS created this scientific illustration to explain how CRISPR works, utilizing the Caspase 9 enzyme to disable or modify genes.

Created for
Scientific American Magazine (January 2014)