This question is brought on by a Sci Fi novel I am thinking about writing. The plot device involves a colonist in charge of building a population on a new planet who loses his supply of embryos and so ...
I know that there are companies that offer a kit+storage of your pet DNA for around $2k. My question is if there is any other option for doing this yourself with a thought in mind that in 20+ years ...
I am trying to use a de novo gene synthesis service (Genscript) and one part confuses me: Where do I pick the choice of promoter? Or is the promoter choice automatic based on my plasmid choice? e.g....