Francis Mojica, the Spanish Scientist Who Discovered CRISPR. Against common belief a hard-working Spanish scientist specialized in bacteria discovered the CRISPR mechanism.
So he put the name now is of public domain and the core discovery that was linking that molecule in some bacteria for cutting a virus DNA so the bacteria “learned” on how to defend.
By the way the prelude and foundations for posterior great discoveries on eukaryotes leading by Emanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna.
I personally think Mojica should be recognized as the same way as Jennifer and Emanuelle.
What is CRISPR?
With CRISPR is possible to edit genes, at any point from embryos to organs and tissues, with a wide range from the Eukaryotes and Prokaryotes.
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