'Wildly New Genome' May Be Safer Way to Go

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In two parallel projects, researchers have rewritten the genetic code of the bacterium E. coli. In the first study they created a genetically and biochemically novel organism by erasing every example of a single codon from the entire genome. In the second, they tested whether all codons could be swapped to a synonymous codon in 42 separate genes, while eliminating every instance of 13 codons throughout each of those genes.

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To tell the truth, I kinda think the whole thing i... by Charles Roll on Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 at 5:03:07 AM
I'm not extolling this, merely linking. What is of... by Daniel Geery on Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 at 4:22:04 PM
Very cool and well said! Thanks.... by Charles Roll on Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 at 9:46:57 PM