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scinews@ucsd.edu
University of California - San Diego

Simple Genetic Circuit for Making Stripes

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Caption: This time-lapse video shows stripes developing in a bacterial colony that has been modified with the addition of a simple "synthetic" genetic circuit, assembled in part from genes taken from another species of bacteria.

Credit: Image courtesy of Jian-Dong Huang, Terence Hwa et al.

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