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synthetic

Relating to or made by synthesis.


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where can I learn synthetic biology?

Hello everyone. I'm a programmer who has recently learned about synthetic biology and the similarities between cells and computers, DNA and computer code, etc. have gotten me extremely interested in this field. Sadly I didn't know about this field few years ...

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by cipher0
Sun Feb 09, 2014 12:28 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: where can I learn synthetic biology?
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Artificial Life

... occurring in the nature or synthesized at human laboratories, from the inanimate proper? Allegedly they have managed to run a bacterial cell with synthetic DNA, though I am by no means sure if it can be considered as a pure example of artificial life! Also a friend of mine told me about "cyanobacteria" ...

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by Phosphorus
Sat Nov 17, 2012 4:39 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Artificial Life
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Views: 555

Positive feedback -- NOT homeostasis?

A number of synthetic and response mechanisms use positive feedback to amplify the system - that's part of overall homeostasis. If you focus on JUST that process, and ignore that the feedback can be stopped, it looks like it's not ...

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by Darby
Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:32 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Positive feedback -- NOT homeostasis?
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Views: 15695

Re: question for evolutionary biologist.

... species point is concerned, the Venter Institute has a FAQ which I think helps. http://www.jcvi.org/cms/research/projects/first-self-replicating-synthetic-bacterial-cell/faq/ They produced a clone of an existing genome and removed some 14 genes. The syntheticM. mycoides organism has 14 genes ...

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by scottie
Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:55 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: question for evolutionary biologist.
Replies: 26
Views: 21850

Re: question for evolutionary biologist.

... from chemically synthesized oligonucleotides. The sequenced genome was isolated from a yeast clone. The sequenced clone is sMmYCp235-1. This synthetic genome contains all but 14 of the genes of wild type Mycoplasma mycoides subspecies capri strain GM12. Among the genes deleted from the genome ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: question for evolutionary biologist.
Replies: 26
Views: 21850
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