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==Molecular and Cellular Biology==
==Molecular and Cellular Biology==
Revision as of 15:17, 11 November 2013
Fall 2013, 11/11/13
Use the following text format EXACTLY as it is shown below...
- (year) Title. Author One, Author Two, and Author Three et al. Journal. Volume:pages. Link.
Summary: Very short explanation of why this paper is relevant/ interesting.
- (2011) Engineering a Photoactivated Caspase-7 for Rapid Induction of Apoptosis. Evan Mills, Xi Chen, Elizabeth Pham, Stanley Wong, and Kevin Truong et al. ACS Synthetic Biology 2012 1.3:75-82. Link.
Summary: A group from University of Toronto developed a protein that causes rapid apotosis (cell death) of targeted cells.
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ACS Synthetic Biology
Frontiers in Microbiotechnology
Journal of Biological Engineering
- (2013) Hidden hysteresis – population dynamics can obscure gene network dynamics. Phillip Poisson and Kaustubh D Bhalerao Journal of Biological Engineering . 7:16. Link.
They use a bistable gene network in E-coli to show that the cells concentration will affect the hysteresis and change the steady state level of gene expression. Higher cell concentration show higher hysteresis due to positive feedback loop effects. This research shows that cell concentration should be considered in designing the synthetic gene circuit for long term application.
- (2013) A survey of enabling technologies in synthetic biology. Linda J Kahl and Drew Endy Journal of Biological Engineering . 7:13. Link. This is a survey that they did between synthetic biology researchers to find out their opinions and experiences with available technologies such as public and private registries of biological parts, standard methods for physical assembly of DNA constructs, genomic databases that they've used to move forward they researches. This survey try to show the real potential of these technologies and their actual impacts on synthetic biology researches.
- (2013) A standard vector for the chromosomal integration and characterization of BioBrick™ parts in Escherichia coli . Susanna Zucca12, Lorenzo Pasotti and et al. Journal of Biological Engineering . 7:12. Link. In this research they designed an integrative vector which has the BioBricks standard restriction sites and be able to integrate the designed part to the target site in E-coli genome with bacteriophage integration mechanism or homologous recombination.
Journal of Cell Biology
Molecular Biology of the Cell
Molecular and Cellular Biology
- (2013) Alba Jene-Sanz, Renáta Váraljai, Alexandra V. Vilkova, et. al. Expression of Polycomb Targets Predicts Breast Cancer Prognosis.
- (2010) Epigenetic modifications in pluripotent and differentiated cells. Alexander Meissner. Nature Biotechnology. 28.10: 1079-1088. Link
Review article that summarizes the major methods of epigenetic modification and their use in manipulating cell states.
Nature Molecular Systems Biology
- (2011) Engineering microbes to sense and eradicate Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a human pathogen. Nazanin Saeidi, Choon Kit Wong, Tat-Ming Lo, et al. Nature Molecular Systems Biology. 7.521:1-11 Link
A group from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore developed engineered E.coli that sense 3OC-12 HSL from P. aeruginosa and express pyocin toxin. Reduced viable P. aeruginosa cells by 99% and inhibited biofilm formation by 90%.
Public Library of Science Biology (PLoS Biology)
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)