Leveraging synthetic biology for tissue engineering applications
Lee, Esther J.
Tabor, Jeffrey J.
Mikos, Antonios G.
Restoration of damaged tissues and organs requires precise control of cellular processes at the molecular level. Synthetic biology offers genetic tools that can be used to program the molecular biology of the cell, thereby potentially overcoming the various challenges hampering contemporary tissue engineering applications.
gene regulatory devices; genetically modified cells; inducer; synthetic biology; tissue engineering