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Sustainable manufacturing with synthetic biology

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Fig. 1: Synthetic biology promotes a circular carbon economy.


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Scown, C.D., Keasling, J.D. Sustainable manufacturing with synthetic biology. Nat Biotechnol 40, 304–307 (2022).

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