Must Read Synthetic Biology Research Papers

1.“Tracking the emergence of synthetic biology”

Philip Shapira, Seokbeom Kwon, Jan Youtie. Received: 31 December 2016 / Published online: 1 July 2017, DOI 10.1007/s11192-017-2452-5


2.“Private and public values of innovation: A patent analysis of synthetic biology”

Barbara Ribeiro and Philip Shapira. Received: 9 January 2019; Received in revised form: 17 July 2019; Accepted: 16 October 2019: Available online 31 October 2019, 


3.“DNA Synthesis, Assembly and Applications in Synthetic Biology”

Siying Ma, Nicholas Tang, and Jingdong Tian. Available on: 1st August 2013. DOI:10.1016/j.cbpa.2012.05.001. 


4. “Biological Mechanisms of Noise in Gene Expression”

Marianne Entrevan. Available : 1 October 2012, 


5.“Synthetic biology: applications come of age”

Ahmad S. Khalil and James J. Collins. Available: May 2010. DOI:10.1038/nrg2775 

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6.“Principles of Genetic Circuit Design”

Jennifer A.N. Brophy and Christopher A. Voigt. Available: May 2014. DOI:10.1038/nmeth.2926 


7.“ Synthetic circuits, devices and modules”

Hong Zhang, Taijiao Jiang. Received: November 4, 2010, Accepted: November 9, 2010. DOI 10.1007/s13238-010-0133-8 


8.“The second wave of synthetic biology: from modules to systems”

Priscilla E. M. Purnick and Ron Weiss. Available from: June 2008. DOI:10.1038/nrm2698  


9.“Synthetic Genomics and Synthetic Biology Applications Between Hopes and Concerns “

Harald König, Daniel Frank, Reinhard Heil, and Christopher Coenen. Received on: May 22, 2012- Revised on October 11, 2012- Accepted on October 12, 2012.


10.“Recent developments in synthetic biology and metabolic engineering in microalgae towards biofuel production”

Sheeja Jagadevan, Avik Banerjee, Chiranjib Banerjee, Chandan Guria, Rameshwar Tiwari, Mehak Baweja, and Pratyoosh Shukla. Received: 30 March 2018, Accepted: 20 June 2018, Published online: 30 June 2018. 


11.“Synthetic Biology Goes Cell-Free”

Aidan Tinafar, Katariina Jaenes, and Keith Pardee. Published online: 8 August 2019. 


12.“Mapping the Emergence of Synthetic Biology “

Benjamin Raimbault, Jean-Philippe Cointet, Pierre-Benoît Joly. Received: April 6, 2016; Accepted: August 8, 2016; Published: September 9, 2016.