Team:UC Chile/Cyanolux/Project short

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The importance of Biological context in Synthetic Biology has been largely underestimated. We have addressed this issue by centering our project on enhancing functionality of a previoulsy characterized Biobrick, LuxBrick, by placing it in a context which allows new features.
The importance of Biological context in Synthetic Biology has been largely underestimated. We have addressed this issue by centering our project on enhancing functionality of a previoulsy characterized Biobrick, LuxBrick, by placing it in a context which allows new features.
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<h3>Bioluminescence</h3>
<h3>Bioluminescence</h3>
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In 2010 the Cambridge iGEM team Biobricked the LuxBrick, a collection of genes from the Lux operon that incorporate both the Luciferase and the substrate production enzymes without regulation, allowing endogenous bioluminescence on E. coli.
In 2010 the Cambridge iGEM team Biobricked the LuxBrick, a collection of genes from the Lux operon that incorporate both the Luciferase and the substrate production enzymes without regulation, allowing endogenous bioluminescence on E. coli.
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<h3>Chassis</h3>
<h3>Chassis</h3>
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Coupling the endogenous circadian rhythms of this organism to the expression of the Lux genes will enable high-level functionality, through an automatically switching system that turns on bioluminescence only when needed.
Coupling the endogenous circadian rhythms of this organism to the expression of the Lux genes will enable high-level functionality, through an automatically switching system that turns on bioluminescence only when needed.
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<h2>Strategy</h2>
<h2>Strategy</h2>

Revision as of 00:42, 26 October 2012

Project: Luxilla - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, iGEM 2012