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*'''Sequential cell color change'''
*'''Sequential cell color change'''
**ex. Green->Red->Yellow->repeat.
**ex. Green->Red->Yellow->repeat.
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**Possible system: organic layer & aquatic layer in liquid form.  Shake to combine organic layer w/ bacterial aquatic layer -> initiate expression.
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**System: organic layer & bacterial aquatic layer in liquid form.  Shake to combine organic layer w/ bacterial aquatic layer -> initiate color change.
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**Structure: Messenger protein downstream of color protein, downstream of organic molecule-activated promoter
**Rather than shake, stir by '''thermal convection''' or a '''magnetic stirrer'''
**Rather than shake, stir by '''thermal convection''' or a '''magnetic stirrer'''
**Bioluminescense : proteins like "M-Cherry" instead of flourescent proteins...
**Bioluminescense : proteins like "M-Cherry" instead of flourescent proteins...
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**Structure: Messenger protein downstream of color protein, downstream of organic molecule-activated promoter
 
(Peking U did something like this--sequential color change--but UV activated. MIT team idea: bacterial lava lamp?)
(Peking U did something like this--sequential color change--but UV activated. MIT team idea: bacterial lava lamp?)

Revision as of 10:34, 15 May 2008

Meeting 5/15/2008

Circuit project ideas:

  • Genetic Circuit basics: http://www.princeton.edu/~rweiss/bio-programming/weiss-natural-computing-2003.pdf
  • Sequential cell color change
    • ex. Green->Red->Yellow->repeat.
    • System: organic layer & bacterial aquatic layer in liquid form. Shake to combine organic layer w/ bacterial aquatic layer -> initiate color change.
    • Structure: Messenger protein downstream of color protein, downstream of organic molecule-activated promoter
    • Rather than shake, stir by thermal convection or a magnetic stirrer
    • Bioluminescense : proteins like "M-Cherry" instead of flourescent proteins...

(Peking U did something like this--sequential color change--but UV activated. MIT team idea: bacterial lava lamp?)

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