Engineering a bacterial sensor2

Engineering a bacterial sensor2

Georgia Tech researchers have engineered a bacterium to produce different pigments in response to varying levels of a micronutrient in blood samples. Shown are (left to right) graduate assistant Monica McNerney, assistant professor Mark Styczynski and graduate assistant Daniel Watstein. (Credit: Rob Felt, Georgia Tech)

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Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Life Sciences and Biology, Research
Keywords
bacterium, biosensor, E. Coli, litmus test, nutrient
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 4, 2015 - 2:10pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:53pm