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Synthetic Biology

  • Birbal SinghEmail author
  • Gorakh Mal
  • Sanjeev K. Gautam
  • Manishi Mukesh
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Abstract

Developments in sequencing, “OMICS” and genetic engineering have given rise to several innovative concepts and research in biological sciences. The field of synthetic biology has made rapid progress from a concept to an established discipline with immense industrial and biotechnological applications besides its role in environmental, agriculture and veterinary sciences.
  • Highlights

  • Synthetic biology is capable of altering natural genomes with precision

  • The approach as multiple benefits in animal health, dairy, and food production.

Keywords

Synthetic biology Artificial cells Artificial microbes Genome engineering Microbial engineering Novel therapeutics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Birbal Singh
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gorakh Mal
    • 1
  • Sanjeev K. Gautam
    • 2
  • Manishi Mukesh
    • 3
  1. 1.ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Regional StationPalampurIndia
  2. 2.Department of BiotechnologyKurukshetra UniversityKurukshetraIndia
  3. 3.Department of Animal BiotechnologyICAR-National Bureau of Animal Genetic ResourcesKarnalIndia

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