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.

synthetic biology

n
the application of computer science techniques to create artificial biological systems
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So far synthetic biology experiments have taken place under carefully controlled conditions, but commercial applications--such as toxic cleanups--envision their wide dispersal.
Synthetic biology (Synbio) is the human construction of new life forms.
Systems and Synthetic Biology" is a new biomedical journal that publishes information on all aspects of systems and synthetic biology.
Synthetic biology is an area of research that combines science and engineering in order to design and build useful tools for medicine and technology.
Awardees to receive custom designed DNA for groundbreaking projects that will propel the synthetic biology field forward
The Centre of Synthetic Biology will combine the experience of the four core facilities in synthetic biology, proteomics, cell culture and microscopy, yielding an excellent platform for development of synthetic designer cells for industrial applications and spin-off companies that will move forward with the product development phases.
Their achievement breaks new ground by taking the emerging field of synthetic biology beyond the limits of bacteria and viruses.
Dr Michael L Roberts, Synpromics CEO, commented, “we are excited at the opportunity to lead this important project and we applaud the support being provided by the Technology Strategy Board to the rapidly emerging field of synthetic biology.
The researchers working there specialize in synthetic biology, a field that seeks to build living things from the ground up.
Regenesis; how synthetic biology will reinvent nature and ourselves.
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues released its first report, New Directions: The Ethics of Synthetic Biology and Emerging Technologies, on December 16, 2010.
He studies, in other words, fields such as nanotechnology and synthetic biology that mark today's bold new frontiers in science the way space travel did 50 years ago.
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