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2014-05-19 23:06:18

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Synthetic Biology Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/synthetic-biology-market.html. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Synthetic Biology Market (Synthetic DNA, Synthetic Genes, Synthetic Cells, XNA, Chassis Organisms, DNA Synthesis,...

2014-05-07 12:31:05

First example of in vivo replication of a synthetic DNA base pair published in Nature SAN DIEGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthorx Inc. announced today the official launch of the company, which will be focused on using synthetic biology to improve the discovery and development of new medicines, diagnostics and vaccines. In addition, research was published today in Nature by Floyd Romesberg, Ph.D., Synthorx's co-founder and associate professor of The Scripps Research Institute,...

2014-05-06 16:27:36

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Synthetic Biology Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/biotechnology/synthetic_biology.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Synthetic Biology in US$ Thousands by the following Application Areas: Energy & Chemicals, Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for theUS, Canada, Japan, Europe,...

2014-05-01 04:22:27

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x565dp/synthetic_biology) has announced the addition of the "Synthetic Biology Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast,2013 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x565dp/synthetic_biology ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Synthetic biology defined as...

2014-04-18 10:11:45

Living devices may selectively kill cancer cells without disrupting healthy cells. A Northwestern synthetic biology team has created a new technology for modifying human cells to create programmable therapeutics that could travel the body and selectively target cancer and other sites of disease. Engineering cell-based, biological devices that monitor and modify human physiology is a promising frontier in clinical synthetic biology. However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers to...

Bacterial ‘FM Radio’ Developed By Researchers
2014-04-10 13:46:36

By Kim McDonald, UC San Diego Programming living cells offers the prospect of harnessing sophisticated biological machinery for transformative applications in energy, agriculture, water remediation and medicine.  Inspired by engineering, researchers in the emerging field of synthetic biology have designed a tool box of small genetic components that act as intracellular switches, logic gates, counters and oscillators. But scientists have found it difficult to wire the components...

2014-04-08 12:22:32

ALBANY, New York, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Synthetic Biology Market (Synthetic DNA, Synthetic Genes, Synthetic Cells, XNA, Chassis Organisms, DNA Synthesis, Oligonucleotide Synthesis)- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast,2013 - 2019" the global synthetic biologymarket was valued at USD 1.8 billion in 2012 and is estimated to reach a market worth of USD 13.4 billion...

2014-04-07 11:14:25

UH Math collaborates with Rice on synthetic gene circuit A long-standing challenge in synthetic biology has been to create gene circuits that behave in predictable and robust ways. Mathematical modeling experts from the University of Houston (UH) collaborated with experimental biologists at Rice University to create a synthetic genetic clock that keeps accurate time across a range of temperatures. The findings were published in a recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of...

Functional Designer Chromosome In Yeast Could Lead To Better Biofuels And Medicines
2014-03-28 12:11:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of researchers have taken an important step in the field of synthetic biology, bringing scientists closer to manufacturing microorganisms that could produce biofuels or even medicines. Scientists reported in the journal Science this week that they have synthesized the first functional chromosome in yeast using a computer-aided system. “Our research moves the needle in synthetic biology from theory to...

2014-03-12 08:30:52

Former Endo Health and Johnson & Johnson Executive to Join as Senior Vice President GERMANTOWN, Md., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced the appointment of Kelly Huang, Ph.D., most recently President of HealthTronics, Inc., a subsidiary of Endo Health Solutions, to head the Company's newly established Consumer Sector. Dr. Huang will join Intrexon effective March 17, reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive...


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