Posttranscriptional Event

Avatar Author: Pyropunk 51 (PPP LoA) Programmer by day, weird ideas haver by night. Official member of the League of Awesomeness. I will henceforth go by the self chosen title: The Purveyor of Pyromaniac Prowess. Long live the League! READ, REPLY, FICL... Read Bio

Dr. Sterngold is very agitated. His assistant is late again and the photolithographic microarrays need to be characterised. He paces up and down checking his watch every five seconds.
He is about the pick up the EST chart to do the job himself when she bursts in, out of breath and her white lab-coat flapping. He presses the chart into her hand and busies himself with analysing some hematopoeitic differentiations.
Erin walks over to the transient induction cluster. Meticulously she checks the reassociation kinetics of each microarray and notes the expression ratios.
“Doctor?” she shouts.
“Yes, what is it Erin?”
“Microarray LE502 is fluorescing green!”
“Green? Let me see!”
“Wait, now it’s turning blue.” carefully she compares the microarry against a non-radiative relaxation state diagram.
“Wait, the diagram says it’s indigo.”
“Indigo! Hooray!” he grabs her by the waist and dances though the lab.
“What’s this for anyway?”
“Haven’t you got it yet. We’re making designer genes. I think I’ll call this one LEFI 502!”

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  1. Avatar Pyropunk 51 (PPP LoA)

    I’m sorry

  2. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    some switching tenses here, which I’m beginning to notice now in my own writing as I do it too.. and there is one misspelling of microarray.. but otherwise a very amusing piece of babble.

  3. Avatar Pyropunk 51 (PPP LoA)

    Thanks, edited to present tense (I hope)

  4. Avatar N555champ & X-Ninja

    I like how i have no idea what the change in colors mean. LEFI. Lol. *

  5. Avatar Pyropunk 51 (PPP LoA)

    sorry about the “fluoressing”. It was late last night and it did not look right to me either but i could not find the correct spelling so i left it. It’s fixed now!

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