Engineering Escherichia coli to see light

Anselm Levskaya, Aaron A. Chevalier, Jeffrey J. Tabor, Zachary Booth Simpson, Laura A. Lavery, Matthew Levy, Eric A. Davidson, Alexander Scouras, Andrew D. Ellington, Edward M. Marcotte, Christopher A. Voigt

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These smart bacteria 'photograph' a light pattern as a high-definition chemical image.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)441-442
Number of pages2
Issue number7067
StatePublished - Nov 24 2005


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Levskaya, A., Chevalier, A. A., Tabor, J. J., Simpson, Z. B., Lavery, L. A., Levy, M., Davidson, E. A., Scouras, A., Ellington, A. D., Marcotte, E. M., & Voigt, C. A. (2005). Engineering Escherichia coli to see light. Nature, 438(7067), 441-442.