Synthetic biology: advancing biological frontiers by building synthetic systems

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Chen, Yvonne Y. ; Galloway, Kate E. ; Smolke, Christina D. (2012)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central Ltd.
  • Journal: volume 13, issue 2, pages 240-240 (issn: 1465-6906, eissn: 1465-6914)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3334564, doi: 10.1186/gb-2012-13-2-240
  • Subject: Review
    mesheuropmc: human activities

Advances in synthetic biology are contributing to diverse research areas, from basic biology to biomanufacturing and disease therapy. We discuss the theoretical foundation, applications, and potential of this emerging field.
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