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Best of 2006-2007

Best of 2007-2008

Past Reading


What does it mean for a biological system to be in equilibrium or at a steady state?

  • read the paper.
  • think about the question.
  • write down some initial thoughts about the question here.


  • meeting: Friday Dec 1
  • presenting: Mary


If you're only going to read one paper, read the first one. The second one is related. It uses the same population control circuit, but grows the cells in a microchemostat.

  1. You L, Cox RS 3rd, Weiss R, and Arnold FH. Programmed population control by cell-cell communication and regulated killing. Nature. 2004 Apr 22;428(6985):868-71. DOI:10.1038/nature02491 | PubMed ID:15064770 | HubMed [You_Nature2004]
  2. Balagaddé FK, You L, Hansen CL, Arnold FH, and Quake SR. Long-term monitoring of bacteria undergoing programmed population control in a microchemostat. Science. 2005 Jul 1;309(5731):137-40. DOI:10.1126/science.1109173 | PubMed ID:15994559 | HubMed [Balagadde_Science2005]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed


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