A CRISPR-associated gene that can cut double-stranded DNA at a specific sequence of nucleotides. It is used by bacteria such as Streptococcus pyogenes for self-defense against foreign DNA, and in gene editing, to make a double-stranded break in DNA that can subsequently be repaired with an inserted, engineered nucleic acid sequence.
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