|Author(s)||Oost, John van der; Brouns, S.J.J.|
|Source||Genome Biology 16 (2015)1. - ISSN 1474-7596|
|Publication type||Refereed Article in a scientific journal|
The biological arms race generally involves the rapid co-evolution of anti-virus systems in host organisms and of anti-anti-virus systems in their viral parasites. The CRISPR-Cas system is an example of a prokaryotic immune system in which such co-evolution occurs, as was recently demonstrated by the characterization of a set of viral anti-CRISPR proteins.