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Extreme Genetic Enginering: An Introduction to Synthetic Biology

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Extreme Genetic Enginering: An Introduction to Synthetic Biology

Publisher: ETC Group
Number of pages: 72

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Transgenics, the kind of engineering you find in genetically modified tomatoes and corn, is old news. As recombinant DNA splicing-techniques turn 30 years old, a new generation of extreme biotech enthusiasts have moved to the next frontier in the manipulation of life: building it from scratch.

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