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Synthetic biology is a techno-scientific discipline with the declared goal of rationally engineering biological systems. the synthetic biology community, expressing concern that “this poten-tially powerful technology is being developed without proper societal debate concerning socio-economic, security, health, environmental and human rights implications.”5 As synthetic biology becomes the latest techno-fix for energy, agriculture and medicine in the global South, Most naturally occurring strains are actually harmless. Advances in synthetic biology toolboxes for cyanobacteria 2.1. 0000011091 00000 n 0000253517 00000 n 0000025952 00000 n Authors can now track their citations, as well as downloads and Altmetric score, by clicking 'View Metrics' on their article page. <> Despite its considerable promise – regarding applications in medicine, energy, environmental remediation, and agriculture – Synthetic biology takes an engineering approach to genetically modifying a cell within a sequenced genome, treating its DNA as reprogrammable code that can be synthesized, edited and inserted into cells to improve specific cell functions or add new functionalities [16]. 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