Solar-Driven Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products – University of Copenhagen

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03 May 2017

Solar-Driven Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products

CEP Magazine

Using synthetic biology, researchers are harnessing the photosynthetic reducing power generated in the chloroplast for synthesis of high-value products

Article by Prof. Birger Lindberg Møller in CEP Magazine April 2017 by American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

On becoming a bio-based society

Prof. Møller describes how the Center for Synthetic Biology defines synthetic biology as the engineering of biology to produce biological components, systems, cells, and organisms that address society’s needs and are desired by the general public. The aim of synthetic biology is to mimic the principles of nature to develop biological systems with desired new properties. Link to entire article on AIChE homepage here ...>