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Synthetic Biology Tools and Applications

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ISBN-10: 0123944309

ISBN-13: 9780123944306

Edition: 2013

Authors: Huimin Zhao

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This book provides a systematic and integrated framework to examine key enabling components in the emerging area of synthetic biology. Unique contributions from thought leaders address tools and methodologies developed for engineering biological systems at many levels, including molecular, pathway, network, whole cell, and multi-cell levels. It highlights many exciting examples of practical applications of synthetic biology such as microbial production of biofuels and drugs, artificial cells, synthetic viruses, and artificial photosynthesis. In addition, it discusses challenges and future prospects in synthetic biology. Synthetic biology is the design and construction of new biological…    
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Book details

List price: $104.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 5/30/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.508
Language: English

Dr. Huimin Zhao is the Centennial Endowed Chair Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and professor of chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, and bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). He received his B.S. degree in Biology from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1992 and his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology in 1998 under the guidance of Dr. Frances Arnold. Prior to joining UIUC in 2000, he was a project leader at the Industrial Biotechnology Laboratory of the Dow Chemical Company. He was promoted to full professor in 2008. Dr. Zhao has authored and co-authored 150 research articles and 20…