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CRISPR-Cas Systems

"CRISPR-Cas Systems" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Adaptive antiviral defense mechanisms, in archaea and bacteria, based on DNA repeat arrays called CLUSTERED REGULARLY INTERSPACED SHORT PALINDROMIC REPEATS (CRISPR elements) that function in conjunction with CRISPR-ASSOCIATED PROTEINS (Cas proteins). Several types have been distinguished, including Type I, Type II, and Type III, based on signature motifs of CRISPR-ASSOCIATED PROTEINS.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "CRISPR-Cas Systems" by people in this website by year, and whether "CRISPR-Cas Systems" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 174 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 29 publications in 2019
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