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Reverse engineering the cell

Borrowing ideas that were originally developed to study electronic circuits, two reports decipher how yeast reacts to changes in its environment by analysing the organism's responses to oscillating input signals.

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Ingolia, N., Weissman, J. Reverse engineering the cell. Nature 454, 1061–1062 (2008).

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