Synthetic biology advances for pharmaceutical production

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Synthetic biology enables a new generation of microbial engineering for the biotechnological production of pharmaceuticals and other high-value chemicals. This review presents an overview of recent advances in the field, describing new computational and experimental tools for the discovery, optimization and production of bioactive molecules, and outlining progress towards the application of these tools to pharmaceutical production systems.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-51
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Biotechnology
StatePublished - 2 Mar 2015

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