The Hirsh Health Sciences Library offers full online access to The CRISPR Journal, a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to cutting-edge research in the field of gene editing. The bimonthly journal features research articles, perspectives and commentaries, editorials, and more written by experts in the field.
Topics covered by The CRISPR Journal include:
- Cancer immunotherapy
- Embryonic development
- Gene drives
- Gene therapy
- Genetic diseases
- Genetically modified foods
- IP and patenting
- Microbial immunity
- Organ transplantation
- Synthetic biology
Recent articles discuss the ongoing ethical debate around editing the genomes of human embryos, the merits of genetically modifying fish to meet food supply demands, and the development of a breed of hypoallergenic cat.
If you are interested in submitting an article to be published by CRISPR, you can find more information here.
The National Center for Biotechnology Information collects and curates thousands of protein sequences and related information, so it’s a great place to start if you need information fast.
Step 1: Go to the library homepage at www.library.tufts.edu/hhsl and click the PubMed@Tufts link.
Step 2: In the search box type: “ProteinName AND OrganismName[organism]” and select Protein from the dropdown menu on the left. Click search.
Step 3: Filter by RefSeq on the top right. (These are all standardized and approved protein sequences.)
Step 4: Click on a record of interest.
Step 5: Explore! The links in the right column allow you to find information about the coding gene, see conserved domains, find species with homologous genes, view 3D protein structures, view pathways that contain the protein (often from KEGG), and much more!
Have questions or need help? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a consultation!
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