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UC San Diego scientists invent new tool for the synthetic biologist's toolbox


July 13, 2017

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have invented a new method for controlling gene expression across bacterial colonies. The method involves engineering dynamic DNA copy number changes in a synchronized fashion. The results were published in the July 10, 2017, online edition of Nature Genetics. Full Story

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