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Understanding Cancer Series

  • Posted: 01/28/2005
  • Reviewed: 09/01/2006

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Measuring Expression Profiles: Step 4. Isolating Each Bacterium

Each E. coli is isolated from the others and placed in a tiny test tube of its own. It is allowed to divide many times, making identical copies of itself and the inserted DNA. These identical copies are called "clones."

Measuring Expression Profiles: Step 4. Isolating Each Bacterium