Genesis, Eduardo Kac, 1998/99. The plasmid with the Genesis gene was incorporated into E. coli bacteria. Genesis bacteria have cyan fluorescence and share a Petri dish with another colony of E. coli bacteria that have yellow fluorescence but which do not have the Genesis gene. Transgenic bacterial communication evolves as a combination of three visible scenarios: 1 - Cyan bacteria donate their plasmid to yellow bacteria (and vice-versa), generating green bacteria; 2 - No donation takes place (individual colors are preserved); 3 - Bacteria loose their plasmid altogether (become pale, ochre colored).


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