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Synthetic Biology and the United Nations

Lai, Hung-En, Canavan, Caoimhe, Cameron, Loren, Moore, Simon, Danchenko, Monika, Kuiken, Todd, Sekeyová, Zuzana, Freemont, Paul S. (2019) Synthetic Biology and the United Nations. Trends in Biotechnology, 37 (11). pp. 1146-1151. ISSN 0167-7799. (doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2019.05.011) (KAR id:75172)

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Abstract

Synthetic biology is a rapidly emerging interdisciplinary field of science and engineering that aims to redesign living systems through reprogramming genetic information. The field has catalysed global debate among policymakers and publics. Here we describe how synthetic biology relates to these international deliberations, particularly the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2019.05.011
Uncontrolled keywords: synthetic biology; United Nations; regulatory policy; biodiversity; conservation; international treaty
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > School of Biosciences
Depositing User: Simon Moore
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2019 15:06 UTC
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2020 10:49 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/75172 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Moore, Simon: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1968-206X
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