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BIOL1220: Synthetic Biological Systems in Theory and Practice

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  • Genetically modified lettuce
     - Done in Japan, multiple places
     -	Add whey protein, p1025 to fight cavities, etc
  • Bacterial Shampoo / Soap
     - Flourescent / Colorful
  • Induce an entire colony to retract together
     - How?
  • Square Bacteria
     - These bacteria grow in squares!
     - http://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Haloquadra
     - Lampropedia hyalina
  • Induced cancer-based guided evolution
     - I was not there for the discussion of this, so someone else should fill this in.
     - Plasmid that can induce cancer, causing mutations
     - Select for those that most strongly express desired mechanism
- Alternative to PCR-induced guided mutation
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