On episode #12 of the podcast This Week in Microbiology, Vincent, Margaret, Michael and Elio review the use of photothermal nanoblades to dissect the Burkholderia intracellular life cycle, and manipulation of chromosomes in vivo for genome-wide codon replacement in E. coli.
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Links for this episode:
- Using a photothermal nanoblade to study intracellular life cycle (PNAS)
- Reynolds number
- Theriot lab movie collection
- Manipulation of chromosomes in vivo (Science)
- Stop codons
- Church’s personal genomes project
- Letters read on TWiM #12
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