Bacteria Engineered to Produce Images
Wednesday, December 7, 2005
By genetically engineering microbes to act like biological camera film, UCSF School of Pharmacy assistant professor Christopher A. Voigt, PhD and doctoral students show the potential of the new field of synthetic biology to create useful tools for medicine and technology. Details of this research appeared November 24, 2005 in Nature. Full story: Scientists engineer bacteria to create living photographs. More information: Synthetic biology: Engineering Escherichia coli to see light.
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