I know things like BAC and YAC exist. I am thinking of a chromosome the size of those we find in mammals. Say 60 million nucleotides. How big can we make a chromosome with modern technologies without ...
So, I have an XX, & I got an X from my mom, & an X from my dad. My dad would have gotten his only X from his mother, & my mother could have gotten the X I got from her father or mother. ...
The recent work by DeLoache, et al. on a synthetic opiate-precursor production pathway in yeast has generated a lot of scare stories in the media about people homebrewing heroin as easily as they ...
This question may seem illogical to some, but I seriously have this doubt. I searched google for some proofs but they were extremely complex and I couldn't understand anything. I was just wondering ...
Using the tool Gene2Oligo I have a set of DNA oligonucleotides to synthesize a gene using ligase chain reaction (LCR). The average melting temperature is 72 degrees Celsius. I am going to use a the ...
This is mainly a followup question to the recent paper Next-Generation Digital Information Storage in DNA. Personally, while I agree about the data density of the format, I can't help point out the ...
I would like to synthesize a 3.4kb gene (originally isolated from soil bacteria) and transform it into E. coli. There are several companies (DNA2.0, GeneScript, BlueHeron) which will synthesize the ...