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What is the PAM? – A CRISPR Whiteboard Lesson

CRISPR-Cas9 searches and chops up invading viral DNA to defend bacterium against destruction. What prevents Cas9 from cutting the bacteria’s own genome? The answer is the PAM sequence. Watch this whiteboard video to learn more about this important stretch of DNA. Video recorded and produced by Eugene Lo

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