TITLE

Synthetic virus '10 years away from battling pollution'

AUTHOR(S)
Dobie, Monica
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);12/5/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7641, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the synthetic viruses created by Craig Venter and colleagues from Institute for Biological Energy Alternatives, for pollution-related problems. By-product after devouring pollution; Purpose of the phi-174 technique in the study; Beneficial use of these viruses.
ACCESSION #
12110625

 

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