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Complex synthetic life nearer with new lab-made yeast chromosomes

The five new chromosomes show accelerating progress in field of synthetic biology
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 05:50


SCIENTISTS have taken a big step towards designing complex forms of life from scratch by constructing five new artificial chromosomes of baker's yeast, representing a third of the micro-organism's genome, or genetic blueprint.

The international team used computers to create

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