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<a href="http://2012.igem.org/Team:Valencia/Project"><p align="justify"><h4>Synechosunshine: photosynthetically powered biolamp</h4></a>
<a href="http://2012.igem.org/Team:Valencia/Project"><p align="justify"><h4>Synechosunshine: photosynthetically powered biolamp</h4></a>
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We present an artificial consortium between 2 specialized bacteria by the means of genetic engineering, in order to obtain a photosynthetically fed biolamp. To achieve this we are modifying the cyanobacterium <i>Synechococcus elongatus</i> to feed the population of <i>Aliivibrio fischeri</i> through a transporter protein and produce AHL to induce bioluminescence in response to the activity of a photosensitive operator, which would activate only at night. We also have tried to transform different microalgae with bioluminescence genes to test their effectiveness. We look forward to develop an efficient and autosufficient environmentally friendly biolamp, with potential application to cover the illumination needs of many infrastructure sectors.</p>
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We present an artificial consortium between 2 specialized bacteria by the means of genetic engineering, in order to obtain a photosynthetically fed biolamp. To achieve this we are modifying the cyanobacterium <i>Synechococcus elongatus</i> to feed the population of <i>Aliivibrio fischeri</i> through a transporter protein and produce AHL to induce bioluminescence in response to the activity of a photosensitive operator, which would activate only at night. We also have tried to transform different microalgae with bioluminescence genes to test their effectiveness. We look forward to develop an efficient and autosufficient environmentally friendly biolamp, with potential application to cover the illumination needs of many infrastructure sectors. <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Team:Valencia/Project">Read more.</a></p>
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     <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Team:Valencia/Modeling"><p style="padding-left:0px;padding-right:0px;"><h4>Modeling</h4></p> </a>
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     <p style="padding-left:0px;padding-right:0px;"><div align="justify"> We developed a synergic model based on complex molecular webs to predict the behavior and assess the optimum settings of the system for maximum light and control.<br></div></p>
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     <p style="padding-left:0px;padding-right:0px;"><div align="justify"> We developed a synergic model based on complex molecular webs to predict the behavior and assess the optimum settings of the system for maximum light and control.<a href="http://2012.igem.org/Team:Valencia/Modeling"> Read more.</a></p></div><br>
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     <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Team:Valencia/human_practices"><p style="padding-left:0px;padding-right:0px;"><h4>Human Practices</h4></p></a>
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     <p style="padding-left:0px;padding-right:0px;"><div align="justify"> We have been involved in different activities for the human practices part of our project. Some of them were really exciting. Visit the human practices page to take a look at them. </div>     </p>
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     <p style="padding-left:0px;padding-right:0px;"><div align="justify"> We have been involved in different activities for the human practices part of our project. Some of them were really exciting. Visit the human practices page to take a look at them. <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Team:Valencia/human_practices">Read more.</a><br></div></p></div></p>
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     <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Team:Valencia/Team"><p style="padding-left:0px;padding-right:0px;"><h4>Team</h4></p>  </a>
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     <p style="padding-left:0px;padding-right:0px;"><div align="justify"> Our team is composed of 12 crazy students with different backgrounds. We have been working hard during the summer to present you our Synechosunshine! </div></p>
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     <p style="padding-left:0px;padding-right:0px;"><div align="justify"> Our team is composed of 12 crazy students with different backgrounds. We have been working hard during the summer to present you our Synechosunshine! <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Team:Valencia/Team">Read more.</a><br></div></p>
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     <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Team:Valencia/Acknowledgments"><p style="padding-left:0px;padding-right:0px;"><h4>Acknowledgements</h4></p></a>
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     <p style="padding-left:0px;padding-right:0px;"><div align="justify"> This section contains the names of all the people who made this project possible. Thank you very much to all of you!</p><br>
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     <p style="padding-left:0px;padding-right:0px;"><div align="justify"> This section contains the names of all the people who made this project possible. Thank you very much to all of you! <a href="http://2012.igem.org/Team:Valencia/Acknowledgments">Read more.</p></a><br>
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Synechosunshine: photosynthetically powered biolamp

We present an artificial consortium between 2 specialized bacteria by the means of genetic engineering, in order to obtain a photosynthetically fed biolamp. To achieve this we are modifying the cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus to feed the population of Aliivibrio fischeri through a transporter protein and produce AHL to induce bioluminescence in response to the activity of a photosensitive operator, which would activate only at night. We also have tried to transform different microalgae with bioluminescence genes to test their effectiveness. We look forward to develop an efficient and autosufficient environmentally friendly biolamp, with potential application to cover the illumination needs of many infrastructure sectors. Read more.


Modeling

We developed a synergic model based on complex molecular webs to predict the behavior and assess the optimum settings of the system for maximum light and control. Read more.


Human Practices

We have been involved in different activities for the human practices part of our project. Some of them were really exciting. Visit the human practices page to take a look at them. Read more.

Team

Our team is composed of 12 crazy students with different backgrounds. We have been working hard during the summer to present you our Synechosunshine! Read more.

Acknowledgements

This section contains the names of all the people who made this project possible. Thank you very much to all of you! Read more.




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