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Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine
Sunday, October 6, 2013
Petri Dish Earrings
These tiny petri dishes are streaked with E. coli. Because of its long history of laboratory culture and ease of manipulation, E. coli plays an important role in modern biological engineering and industrial microbiology. The work of Stanley Norman Cohen and Herbert Boyer in E. coli, using plasmids and restriction enzymes to create recombinant DNA, became a foundation of biotechnology.