Ludus Vitalis 19 (36):213-215 (2011)

Armando Aranda-Anzaldo
Universidad Autónoma Del Estado De México
This text answers the question, posed by the editor, on the philosophical and social issues resulting from the synthetic assembly of a modified bacterial genome that was introduced in an existing bacterial species (M.mycoides)and so it was claimed to represent the first ever kind of synthetic life produced by human manipulation.
Keywords Evolution  Genome  Obsolescence  Synthetic life
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