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Parts, property and sharing

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Synthetic biology should look to other industries' models for ownership and open sharing.

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Acknowledgements

We are grateful to S. Panke, B. Rutz and W. Weber for comments on earlier versions of the paper and for sharing insights about synthetic biology with us.

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  1. Joachim Henkel is at Munich University of Technology, Munich, Germany

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  2. Stephen M. Maurer is at the Goldman School of Public Policy and Boalt Law School, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA.

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