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clearance of foreign intracellular DNA +   
clearance of foreign intracellular RNA 
CRISPR-cas system 
An adaptive immune response of bacteria that serves to clear host cells of foreign DNA and RNA. It has three distinct stage: acquisition of foreign DNA by integration into CRISPR loci in the host chromosome, CRISPR RNA (crRNA) biogenesis, and target interference. CISPR stands for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeat, which describes the nature of the loci.

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