TITLE

Synthetic Biology: Bits and pieces come to life

AUTHOR(S)
Collins, James
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Nature;3/1/2012 Supplement, Vol. 483 Issue 7387, pS8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the synthetic biology and its importance in genetic engineering. It mentions the efforts of molecular biologist Hamilton Smith in discovering scientific breakthrough that will hamper the Haemophilus influenzae through genetics. The author cites the complexities of genes in producing repressor protein. Chemist Kary Mullis has also contributed to the field by introducing polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
ACCESSION #
72112358

 

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