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- Ribeiro, Nathan V., et al. Show all 13 Authors
- Trends in biotechnology 2019 v.37 no.1 pp. 100-115
- biocontainment; metabolic diseases; microorganisms; neoplasms; synthetic biology; therapeutics
- ... Microbes can be engineered to act like living therapeutics designed to perform specific actions in the human body. From fighting and preventing infections to eliminating tumors and treating metabolic disorders, engineered living systems are the next generation of therapeutics. In recent years, synthetic biologists have greatly expanded the genetic toolbox for microbial living therapeutics, adding ...