Synthetic Biology Handbook (Paperback)

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Synthetic Biology Handbook (Paperback)

By Darren N. Nesbeth (Editor)


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The Synthetic Biology Handbook explains the major goals of the field of synthetic biology and presents the technical details of the latest advances made in achieving those goals. Offering a comprehensive overview of the current areas of focus in synthetic biology, this handbook:

Explores the standardisation of classic molecular bioscience approaches

Addresses the societal context and potential impacts of synthetic biology

Discusses the use of legacy systems as tools for new product development

Examines the design and construction of de novo cells and genetic codes

Describes computational methods for designing genes and gene networks

Thus, the Synthetic Biology Handbook provides an accurate sense of the scope of synthetic biology today. The handbook also affords readers with an opportunity to scrutinize the underlying science and decide for themselves what aspects of synthetic biology are most valuable to their research and practice.

Darren N. Nesbeth earned his BSc in molecular biology from University College London (UCL), UK, and his PhD in molecular cell biology from Imperial College, London, UK. He did postdoctoral work on scale up of gene therapy at King's College London, UK; fundamental cell biology at Imperial College; and industrially applied cell engineering at UCL. In the UCL Department of Biochemical Engineering, he applies synthetic biology to address industrial challenges in manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals and fine chemicals.
Product Details ISBN: 9780367867720
ISBN-10: 0367867729
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: December 12th, 2019
Pages: 318
Language: English