IGEM:Harvard/2009/Background Reading

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2) An enlightened genetic switch. Mendelsohn AR. Nat Biotechnol. 2002 Oct;20(10):985-7. No abstract available. PMID: 12355112 [2]

3) Red- and green-emitting firefly luciferase mutants for bioluminescent reporter applications. Branchini BR, Southworth TL, Khattak NF, Michelini E, Roda A. Anal Biochem. 2005 Oct 1;345(1):140-8. PMID: 16125663 [3]

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5) Genetic parts to program bacteria. Voigt CA. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2006 Oct;17(5):548-57. Epub 2006 Sep 15. Review. PMID: 16978856 [5]

6) Receptor density balances signal stimulation and attenuation in membrane-assembled complexes of bacterial chemotaxis signaling proteins. Besschetnova TY, Montefusco DJ, Asinas AE, Shrout AL, Antommattei FM, Weis RM. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Aug 26;105(34):12289-94. Epub 2008 Aug 18. PMID: 18711126 [6]

7) Activation of protein splicing with light in yeast. Tyszkiewicz AB, Muir TW. Nat Methods. 2008 Apr;5(4):303-5. Epub 2008 Feb 13. PMID: 18272963 [7]

8) Photoactivation and imaging of photoactivatable fluorescent proteins. Patterson GH. Curr Protoc Cell Biol. 2008 Mar;Chapter 21:Unit 21.6. Review. PMID: 18360816 [8]