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Recording the Orchestra of Cellular Responses

News   Oct 04, 2018 | by Peter Rüegg for ETH Zürich

 
A CRISPR Recording Device for Cell History

The micrograph shows cells of the bacterium Escherichia Coli on a phonograph record of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata. E. coli has been engineered to write a permanent record of the RNAs into its own genome where it is stored much like Beethoven’s composition on the phonograph. (Photograph Copyright: Martin Oeggerli (micronaut.ch))

 
 
 

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