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The minimal genome comes of age

Nature Biotechnology volume 34, pages 623624 (2016) | Download Citation

A genome smaller than any known natural or reduced genome has been designed, synthesized and shown capable of sustaining self-replication in a free-living environment.

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  1. Claudia E. Vickers is at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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