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SgRNA (short guide RNA) design is the process of designing RNA molecules for the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing tool. The CRISPR-Cas9 system is composed of Cas9 protein and guiding RNA (sgRNA), which can accurately cleave specific DNA sequences, thereby achieving genome editing and repair.

The design of sgRNA involves selecting appropriate DNA target sequences and designing appropriate RNA sequences to form stable Cas9 sgRNA complexes after binding to Cas9 protein. This complex can recognize and bind to the corresponding sequence located on the target DNA, and trigger double stranded DNA breaks at specific locations. The broken DNA can be repaired through natural cellular repair mechanisms, thereby achieving genome editing. When designing sgRNA, multiple factors need to be considered, such as the specificity, accessibility, structural stability of the target sequence, and avoidance of interaction with non target sequences.

The quality of sgRNA design is crucial for the effectiveness and accuracy of the CRISPR-Cas9 system. Appropriate design can maximize the success rate and specificity of genome editing, while reducing the impact and uncertainty on non target sequences. Therefore, sgRNA design is a crucial step in the research and application of the CRISPR-Cas9 system.

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Our sgRNA Design Service is a specialized service offered by our company. We provide expert assistance in designing and optimizing single-guide RNA (sgRNA) sequences for various applications in gene editing and CRISPR-based research. Whether you are working on model organisms or non-model organisms, our team of experienced scientists can help you design highly efficient sgRNA sequences tailored to your specific gene editing targets and experimental requirements.

Service Process FAQs

Service Process

Our sgRNA Design Service follows a systematic process to ensure the delivery of high-quality sgRNA sequences. Here are the steps involved:

  1. Project Consultation: We start by understanding your gene editing goals and experimental requirements. This initial consultation helps us gather all the necessary information to design sgRNAs that align with your specific research objectives.
  2. Target Selection: Based on your input, we assist you in selecting the target gene and defining the desired modifications. Our team takes into account factors such as gene function, accessibility, and potential off-target effects to help you make informed decisions.
  3. sgRNA Design: Using state-of-the-art algorithms and bioinformatics tools, our experts design highly efficient sgRNA sequences for your specific targets. We consider factors such as efficiency, specificity, and potential secondary structures to ensure the optimal design of the sgRNAs.
  4. Off-Target Analysis: To minimize the chances of unintended effects, we perform comprehensive off-target analysis. By comparing the designed sgRNA sequences against the reference genome, we identify potential off-target sites and assess their likelihood of causing unintended genetic modifications.
  5. Delivery: Once the design is complete, we deliver the optimized sgRNA sequences to you. Along with the sequences, we provide detailed reports that include information about the target gene, designed sgRNAs, off-target analysis results, and any additional insights that may be relevant to your research.

If you have any further questions or would like to inquire about our sgRNA Design Service, please don't hesitate to contact our team. We are here to assist you and provide the expert guidance you need for your gene editing projects.


Here are some frequently asked questions about our sgRNA Design Service:

Q: How long does the sgRNA design process take?

A: The turnaround time for our sgRNA design service typically ranges from X to Y days, depending on the complexity of the project. We strive to deliver the results within the shortest possible time without compromising the quality of the design.

Q: Can you design sgRNAs for non-model organisms?

A: Yes, our sgRNA design service is applicable to a wide range of organisms, including non-model organisms. Our experts consider the specific characteristics and genomic context of the target organism to ensure the optimal design of sgRNAs.

Q: Do you provide any guarantees for the efficiency of the designed sgRNAs?

A: While we strive to design highly efficient sgRNA sequences, it's important to note that the efficiency of gene editing experiments can be influenced by various factors beyond our control. However, we provide comprehensive support and guidance throughout the design process to maximize the chances of success.

Q: Can I modify the designed sgRNA sequences?

A: Yes, we provide you with the designed sgRNA sequences, and you have the flexibility to modify them as per your experimental requirements. We understand that research needs may change, and we empower you to make the necessary modifications to meet your specific needs.

Q: What are the typical applications of sgRNA design?

A: sgRNA design is commonly used in gene editing and CRISPR-based research for applications such as gene knockout, gene knock-in, and gene regulation. It allows researchers to precisely target and modify specific genes of interest.

Q: How do you ensure the specificity of the designed sgRNAs?

A: We employ advanced bioinformatics tools and algorithms to assess potential off-target effects. By analyzing the designed sgRNA sequences against the reference genome, we can identify and minimize the chances of unintended genetic modifications.

Q: Can you assist with the delivery of sgRNA constructs or vectors?

A: Our sgRNA Design Service focuses on designing optimized sgRNA sequences. However, we can provide recommendations and guidance on the selection and delivery of sgRNA constructs or vectors that are compatible with your experimental system.

Q: Is the sgRNA Design Service suitable for large-scale projects?

A: Yes, our sgRNA Design Service can be tailored to accommodate both small-scale and large-scale projects. We have the capacity to handle high-throughput sgRNA design and provide customized solutions to meet your specific project requirements.

Q: Do you offer support for troubleshooting and data analysis?

A: While our primary focus is on sgRNA design, we also provide limited support for troubleshooting and data analysis related to gene editing experiments. Our team of experts can offer guidance and suggestions to help you interpret and analyze your experimental results.

Please note that all services are for research use only. Not intended for any clinical use.

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