Category Archives: synthetic biology

New artificial cell successfully minimised to target and kill specific bacteria.


An artificial cell is a bioengineered particle which mimics a naturally occuring biological cell. The hypothesis is that the synthetic biologic biomimics some of the properties of cells, such as surface characteristics, shapes, morphology, or a few specific functions.  Therefore artificial cells have a multitude of applications in many fields from medicine to environmental science. However, even the most basic

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