Synthetic biology: Towards off-the-shelf networks

Casci, Tanita
June 2009
Nature Reviews Genetics;Jun2009, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p348
Academic Journal
The article highlights a study on model-guided construction of synthetic gene networks with predictable function. The authors of the study have generated and characterized a library of components through a set of Saccharomyces cerevisiae promoters that can be regulated by TetR which was generated using a synthesis protocol that specifically alters nonessential sequences. It notes that library components were then classified by their expression output, elicited from a reporter gene.


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