The Resource Synthetic biology : character and impact, Bernd Giese, Christian Pade, H. Wigger, Armin von Gleich, editors

Synthetic biology : character and impact, Bernd Giese, Christian Pade, H. Wigger, Armin von Gleich, editors

Label
Synthetic biology : character and impact
Title
Synthetic biology
Title remainder
character and impact
Statement of responsibility
Bernd Giese, Christian Pade, H. Wigger, Armin von Gleich, editors
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This insider's view of an exciting and controversial new scientific field has detailed coverage of the current state of the art and a full discussion of the environmental, legal, and philosophical issues. It includes ideas for a proposed regulatory framework
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
660.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TA164
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
NLM call number
QT 36
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Giese, Bernd
Series statement
Risk Engineering
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Synthetic biology
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Synthetic biology
Label
Synthetic biology : character and impact, Bernd Giese, Christian Pade, H. Wigger, Armin von Gleich, editors
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-02783-8
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Contents; Contributors; Introduction; Synthetic Biology as Late-Modern Technology; Abstract ; 1 Introduction: A New Technoscientific Wave?; 2 Characterizing the Field: What Is "Synthetic Biology"?; 3 Self-organization as a Common Denominator of Synthetic Biology; 4 A Visionary Promise: Towards a "Late-Modern Technology"?; 5 What Is Self-organization? Instability as the Core of Late-Modern Technology; 6 The Unknowable: The Inherent Dialectic of Late-Modern Technology; 7 Challenges to Procedures of a Prospective Science and Technology Assessment; 8 Summary; References
  • Synthetic Biology at the Limits of Science Abstract ; 1 Introduction; 2 Familiar Concepts, Divergent Meanings; 2.1 Creating Understanding; 2.2 Engineering Principles; 2.3 Intelligent Design; 3 From Systems Biology to Synthetic Biology; 3.1 Sublime Thinking; 3.2 Technical Opportunities; 3.3 (Techno)Scientific Biology; 4 Scenes of Conflict; 4.1 Accommodating Ignorance; 4.2 Discontinuous Continuities; 4.3 The Matter of Definition; 5 Conclusion; References; Complexity in Synthetic Biology: Unnecessary or Essential? ; Abstract ; 1 Introduction; 2 Getting Rid of Complexity
  • 3 Different Strategies to Reduce Complexity; 4 Standardization and Modularization; 5 Orthogonalization and the "Genetic Firewall"; 6 Safety Aspects; 6.1 Safety by Computability and Predictability; 6.2 Safety by Genetic Isolation ' ... the Farther, the Safer'; 7 Which Risk Remains?; References; Characterizing Synthetic Biology Through Its Novel and Enhanced Functionalities ; Abstract ; 1 Introduction; 2 Definitions; 2.1 Functionality; 2.2 Organizational Levels of Biological Objects; 2.3 Synthetic-Biological Approaches; 3 Specific Approaches; 3.1 Nucleic Acids, Amino Acids, and Proteins (Level 1)
  • 3.1.1 DNA Nano-Structures and Nano-Components; 3.1.2 Novel Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids; 3.1.3 RNA Design; 3.1.4 Novel Amino Acids; 3.1.5 Computational Protein Design; 3.2 Genetic Modules and Circuits (Level 2); 3.2.1 Metabolic Engineering of Gene Clusters; 3.2.2 Systems-Biological Construction; 3.3 Genome (Level 3); 3.3.1 Minimal Genomes Through Reduction; 3.3.2 DNA Synthesis; 3.4 Cell (Level 4); 3.4.1 Minimal Cells; 3.4.2 Protocells; 3.4.3 Micro-Nano-Reactors; 4 Combinations of Specific Approaches and Potential Applications
  • 4.1 Combining Novel Molecular Building Blocks with Genetic Modifications and De-Novo Creation; 4.1.1 DNA (Genes); 4.1.2 DNA (Nano-Structures and Nano-Components); 4.1.3 RNA; 4.1.4 Peptides and Proteins; 4.1.5 Standardization and Modularization; 4.2 Design of Signaling and Metabolic Pathways; 4.3 Synthetic and Semi-Synthetic Cells; 5 Potential Risks Derived from Synthetic-Biological Functionalities; 6 Conclusions; References; Synthetic Biology: The Next Step Forward for Industrial Biotechnology ; Abstract ; 1 Introduction; 2 Major Products and Emerging Markets for Industrial Biotechnology
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1 online resource (295 pages)
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9783319027821
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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SpringerLink
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10.1007/978-3-319-02783-8
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illustrations (black and white, and color).
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
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remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891650752
  • (OCoLC)ocn891650752
Label
Synthetic biology : character and impact, Bernd Giese, Christian Pade, H. Wigger, Armin von Gleich, editors
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-02783-8
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Contents; Contributors; Introduction; Synthetic Biology as Late-Modern Technology; Abstract ; 1 Introduction: A New Technoscientific Wave?; 2 Characterizing the Field: What Is "Synthetic Biology"?; 3 Self-organization as a Common Denominator of Synthetic Biology; 4 A Visionary Promise: Towards a "Late-Modern Technology"?; 5 What Is Self-organization? Instability as the Core of Late-Modern Technology; 6 The Unknowable: The Inherent Dialectic of Late-Modern Technology; 7 Challenges to Procedures of a Prospective Science and Technology Assessment; 8 Summary; References
  • Synthetic Biology at the Limits of Science Abstract ; 1 Introduction; 2 Familiar Concepts, Divergent Meanings; 2.1 Creating Understanding; 2.2 Engineering Principles; 2.3 Intelligent Design; 3 From Systems Biology to Synthetic Biology; 3.1 Sublime Thinking; 3.2 Technical Opportunities; 3.3 (Techno)Scientific Biology; 4 Scenes of Conflict; 4.1 Accommodating Ignorance; 4.2 Discontinuous Continuities; 4.3 The Matter of Definition; 5 Conclusion; References; Complexity in Synthetic Biology: Unnecessary or Essential? ; Abstract ; 1 Introduction; 2 Getting Rid of Complexity
  • 3 Different Strategies to Reduce Complexity; 4 Standardization and Modularization; 5 Orthogonalization and the "Genetic Firewall"; 6 Safety Aspects; 6.1 Safety by Computability and Predictability; 6.2 Safety by Genetic Isolation ' ... the Farther, the Safer'; 7 Which Risk Remains?; References; Characterizing Synthetic Biology Through Its Novel and Enhanced Functionalities ; Abstract ; 1 Introduction; 2 Definitions; 2.1 Functionality; 2.2 Organizational Levels of Biological Objects; 2.3 Synthetic-Biological Approaches; 3 Specific Approaches; 3.1 Nucleic Acids, Amino Acids, and Proteins (Level 1)
  • 3.1.1 DNA Nano-Structures and Nano-Components; 3.1.2 Novel Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids; 3.1.3 RNA Design; 3.1.4 Novel Amino Acids; 3.1.5 Computational Protein Design; 3.2 Genetic Modules and Circuits (Level 2); 3.2.1 Metabolic Engineering of Gene Clusters; 3.2.2 Systems-Biological Construction; 3.3 Genome (Level 3); 3.3.1 Minimal Genomes Through Reduction; 3.3.2 DNA Synthesis; 3.4 Cell (Level 4); 3.4.1 Minimal Cells; 3.4.2 Protocells; 3.4.3 Micro-Nano-Reactors; 4 Combinations of Specific Approaches and Potential Applications
  • 4.1 Combining Novel Molecular Building Blocks with Genetic Modifications and De-Novo Creation; 4.1.1 DNA (Genes); 4.1.2 DNA (Nano-Structures and Nano-Components); 4.1.3 RNA; 4.1.4 Peptides and Proteins; 4.1.5 Standardization and Modularization; 4.2 Design of Signaling and Metabolic Pathways; 4.3 Synthetic and Semi-Synthetic Cells; 5 Potential Risks Derived from Synthetic-Biological Functionalities; 6 Conclusions; References; Synthetic Biology: The Next Step Forward for Industrial Biotechnology ; Abstract ; 1 Introduction; 2 Major Products and Emerging Markets for Industrial Biotechnology
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (295 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319027821
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
SpringerLink
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-02783-8
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and color).
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891650752
  • (OCoLC)ocn891650752

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