synthetic biology

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synthetic biology

n.
The branch of biology that involves undertaking large-scale manipulation of DNA sequences in order to modify biological systems to perform novel functions, such as the production of drugs or the destruction of cancer cells.
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synthetic biology

n
the application of computer science techniques to create artificial biological systems
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