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SYNTHETIC CELLS

Talking across the membrane

Nature Chemistryvolume 11pages1820 (2019) | Download Citation

One goal of synthetic biologists is to develop artificial systems to help study biological processes. Now, cell communication and differentiation have been demonstrated using spatiotemporal patterns created in artificial multicellular compartments.

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