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Synthetic Biology

"Synthetic Biology" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A field of biological research combining engineering in the formulation, design, and building (synthesis) of novel biological structures, functions, and systems.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Synthetic Biology" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Synthetic Biology" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 138 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2014
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