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                             September 6, 2023

       William Wei Cao
       Chief Executive Officer
       Gracell Biotechnologies Inc.
       122 East 42nd Street, 18th Floor
       New York, NY 10168

                                                        Re: Gracell
Biotechnologies Inc.
Statement on From F-3
                                                            Filed August 24,
                                                            File No. 333-274191

       Dear William Wei Cao:

              We have limited our review of your registration statement to
those issues we have
       addressed in our comments. In some of our comments, we may ask you to
provide us with
       information so we may better understand your disclosure.

              Please respond to this letter by amending your registration
statement and providing the
       requested information. If you do not believe our comments apply to your
facts and
       circumstances or do not believe an amendment is appropriate, please tell
us why in your

              After reviewing any amendment to your registration statement and
the information you
       provide in response to these comments, we may have additional comments.

       Registration Statement on Form F-3 filed August 24, 2023

       Prospectus Summary
       Summary of Risk Factors
       Risks Related to Doing Business in China, page 8

   1.                                                   Please revise here to
add a summary risk factor disclosing the risk you discuss on page 17
                                                        that it may be
difficult to enforce any judgments obtained from foreign courts against the
                                                        company or company   s
directors and officers in China.
 William Wei Cao
FirstName  LastNameWilliam
Gracell Biotechnologies Inc. Wei Cao
Comapany 6,
September  NameGracell
              2023       Biotechnologies Inc.
Page 2     6, 2023 Page 2
FirstName LastName
Risk Factors
Risks Related to Doing Business in China
The PRC government has significant authority to regulate or intervene in the
China operations...,
page 15

2.       Please revise your risk factor on page 15 where you state    [t]he
Chinese government may
         intervene or influence [y]our operations    to state this may happen
at any time.
Risks Related to Our Corporate Structure
The uncertainties in the PRC legal system may subject our contractual
arrangements to different
interpretations..., page 32

3.       Please revise your risk factor on page 32 to disclose that investors
in your ADSs would
         not hold any ownership interest, directly or indirectly, in the VIE
and its subsidiary in
         China and would merely have a contractual relationship with the
operating entities in
        We remind you that the company and its management are responsible for
the accuracy
and adequacy of their disclosures, notwithstanding any review, comments, action
or absence of
action by the staff.

       Refer to Rules 460 and 461 regarding requests for acceleration. Please
allow adequate
time for us to review any amendment prior to the requested effective date of
the registration

       You may contact Daniel Crawford at 202-551-7767 or Jason Drory at
202-551-8342 with
any other questions.


                                                               Division of
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                                                               Office of Life
cc:      Reid Hooper, Esq.