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Canopy Biosciences CRISPR Complete Gene Editing Kits

Canopy Biosciences has launched its CRISPR Complete Gene Editing Kits, which include everything a researcher needs to perform a gene editing experiment with the CRISPR-Cas9 system. Pricing for the kits start at $990 for a gene knockout kit. Kits are available for knockouts, knock-ins, point mutations, and many other project types, and include both design and synthesis of crRNAs, tracrRNA, Cas9 protein, genotyping primers, and donor (for knock-ins and point mutations).

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