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Synthetic Biology Innovation Will Spur More Efficient Chemical Engineering | Abstract
Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology

Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7048

Abstract

Synthetic Biology Innovation Will Spur More Efficient Chemical Engineering

Devin Leake and Kevin Munnelly

Synthetic biology is a new tool in chemical engineering that has already shown success in developing bio-based alternatives to chemicals typically derived from petroleum. A recent technical advance in synthetic biology stands to make this the design and development method of choice for chemical engineers.