Stanley Cohen and Herbert Boyer, 1972

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15915. The first recombinant DNA

Stanley Cohen and Herbert Boyer's historic experiment used techniques to cut and paste DNA to create the first custom-made organism containing recombined or "recombinant" DNA.

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15916. DNA transformation

Stanley Cohen and Herbert Boyer inserted the recombinant DNA molecule they created into E. coli bacteria by means of a plasmid, thereby inducing the uptake and expression of a foreign DNA sequence known as "transformation."

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15074. Taking apart plasmid DNA, Stanley Cohen

Stanley Cohen speaks about his and Herbert Boyer's experiment to make the first plasmid that had been engineered to contain foreign DNA.

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15646. Herbert Boyer

Image of Herbert Boyer. From lineman on the varsity football team to co-founder of the first biotech company, Boyer has never lacked imagination, drive, or vision. His and Stanley Cohen's recombinant DNA work paved the way for the biotech revolution.

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15028. Interest in plasmids, Herbert Boyer

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15626. Paul Berg and Stanley Cohen

Herbert Boyer: Former varsity lineman turned biotech bigwig. Expert at cutting DNA before most people knew it could be done. Stanley Cohen: A born tinkerer; figured out the trick of using loops of DNA called plasmids to transform bacterial DNA

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15030. Implications of recombinant DNA work, Herbert Boyer

Herb Boyer reflects on the importance of their work on rDNA technology and its impact on understanding the genetics of higher organisms.

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15075. Challenge of isolating a gene, Stanley Cohen

Stanley Cohen talks about the challenge of isolating and studying individual genes.

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16107. Depressed about Asilomar, Stanley Cohen

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16707. Gallery 34: Stanley Cohen (1)

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