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Science  14 Dec 2012:
Vol. 338, Issue 6113, pp. 1411
DOI: 10.1126/science.338.6113.1411

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Zinc finger nucleases and TALENS are not the only up-and-coming genome engineering tools. There are meganucleases that are DNA-cutting enzymes encoded by certain mobile elements, nucleases that might do the job solo, and a potential bacterial defense system.