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'alien' Dna Makes Proteins in Living Cells For the First Time


Bacterial cells

Bacterial cells used their expanded genetic code to make a modified version of a green fluorescent protein.

Credit: William B. Kiosses

Life has spent the past few billion years working with a narrow vocabulary. Now researchers have broken those rules, adding extra letters to biology's limited lexicon.

From Nature
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