What experiment was carried out to evolve E. coli in the lab?

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Pierre Le Count asked the Naked Scientists:

On a past episode I heard something about a experiment that ran for 20 years studying the evolution of 10-12 different populations of E. coli.  Could you give references please.

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Pierre Le Count

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What experiment was carried out to evolve E. coli in the lab?
« Reply #1 on: 02/11/2008 11:25:18 »
Hi Pierre,

The transcript of that interview is available here:

http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/content/interviews/interview/936/

There's been a few different papers resulting from the long-term ecoli experiments, but there's a good list of Richard Lenski's publications here:  http://myxo.css.msu.edu/Publications.html

He's a really nice chap, too.

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What experiment was carried out to evolve E. coli in the lab?
« Reply #2 on: 05/11/2008 22:23:35 »
Hi BenV,

Thanks a lot for posting the reply.  I really wanted information in written form so I can save and refer to it at later dates.

again thanks
Pierre Le Count