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dc.contributor.advisorRomanowski, Marek
dc.contributor.authorBrauneis, Jacqueline
dc.creatorBrauneis, Jacqueline
dc.date.accessioned2019-07-06T02:19:58Z
dc.date.available2019-07-06T02:19:58Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/633303
dc.description.abstractIn the emerging field of synthetic biology, researchers are synthesizing artificial cells that are able to perform novel functions and produce useful products. However, the current methods for the synthesis of these cells are time-consuming and restrictive. This report proposes a novel approach to artificial cell synthesis by means of an assembly line embedded within a microfluidic chip in which components are loaded into an empty synthetic cell membrane. The components are able to be loaded via an optical trapping system capable of maneuvering liposomes coated in gold nano particles. This system will result in an increased production efficiency that can be completely controlled at a reasonable cost.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction, presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
dc.titleThe Application of Liposomes in Synthetic Biology
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dc.typeReport-Reproduction (electronic)
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizona
thesis.degree.levelmasters
dc.contributor.committeemember
thesis.degree.disciplineBiomedical Engineering
thesis.degree.nameM.S.
dc.description.noteDigitized from a paper copy provided by the Physiological Sciences Graduate Interdisciplinary Program.
refterms.dateFOA2019-07-06T02:19:58Z


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