Present and future of synthetic cell development

Katarzyna P. Adamala, Marileen Dogterom, Yuval Elani, Petra Schwille, Masahiro Takinoue, T. Y.Dora Tang

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Scientists are captivated by the prospect of creating a fully synthetic cell, offering the potential to revolutionize biology, medicine and biotechnology. In this Viewpoint, a panel of experts discusses the definitions of a synthetic cell and highlights current achievements, challenges and future opportunities of building such systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)162-167
Number of pages6
JournalNature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2024

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