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Synthetic biology DIY chromosomes - The Economist

Posted By BioSocrates on synthetic biology - BBC NewsSynthetic biology DIY chromosomesThe EconomistTHE science of synthetic biology took an important step forward this week with the announcement in Science, by a team from Jef Boeke's laboratory at Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, of the first completely synthetic yeast chromosome. This takes ...Scientists hail synthetic chromosome advanceBBC NewsScientists Move Closer to Inventing Artificial LifeNational GeographicScientists build first synthetic yeast -Popular Mechanics -USA TODAYall 21 news articles »

Enhanced Triterpene Accumulation in Panax ginseng Hairy Roots Overexpressing Mevalonate-5-pyrophosphate Decarboxylase and Farnesyl Pyrophosphate Synthase

Posted By biocrusader on synthetic biology - Yong-Kyoung Kim, Yeon Bok Kim, Md Romij Uddin, Sanghyun Lee, Soo-Un Kim and Sang Un Park

Synthetic Biology -

Posted By BioSocrates on synthetic biology - Synthetic - "Synthetic biology" (or "synbio") refers to the design and fabrication of novel biological parts, devices and systems that do not otherwise occur in nature. Many see it as an extreme version of genetic engineering (GE). But ...