Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version)


synthetic biology; biofoundry; engineering platform

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In the field of synthetic biology research, the massive scale of trial-and-error experiments in engineering goes far beyond the traditional labor-intensive research paradigm, so it needs a transformative engineering research platform. With the introduction of various types of intelligent equipment to meet the production needs, engineering platforms carry out a large-scale of customization and research paradigm innovation, to realize the remote customization, offsite design, and economic scale production of organisms. Engineering platforms can accumulate experience and knowledge quickly, and serve as the scientific basis for the predictive synthesis of organisms. This article will introduce some cases and development trends of engineering platforms, as well as upstream and downstream institutions for synthetic biology research.

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