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Old 12-27-2012, 07:45 PM
 
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One approach to understanding components in living organisms is to attempt to create them artificially, using principles of chemistry, engineering and genetics. A suite of powerful techniques—collectively referred to as synthetic biology—have been used to produce self-replicating molecules, artificial pathways in living systems and organisms bearing synthetic genomes.
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Old 02-08-2013, 07:45 PM
 
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I had wondered if E coli and other pathogens may be altered so that they would be "sanitized," but with easier steps.
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