Systems biology and synthetic biology


Systems biology and synthetic biology

edited by Pengcheng Fu, Sven Panke

John Wiley & Sons, c2009

  • : cloth



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Includes bibliographical references and index

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  • Basics of molecular biology, genetic engineering, and metabolic engineering / Michael X. Wang and Huidong Shi
  • High-throughput technologies and functional genomics / Xiu-Feng Wan and Dorothea K. Thompson
  • Genomic signal processing of DNA microarray data for the enhanced prediction of axillary lymph node status of breast cancer tumors / Gordon S. Okimoto
  • Recombinant genomes : novel resources for systems biology and synthetic biology / Mitsuhiro Itaya
  • In silico genome-scale metabolic models : the constraint-based approach and its applications / Andrew R. Joyce and Bernhard Ø. Palsson
  • Mathematical modeling of genetic regulatory networks : stress responses in Escherichia coli / Delphine Ropers, Hidde de Jong, and Johannes Geiselmann
  • Synthetic life : ethobricks for a new biology / Jordi Vallverdú and Claes Gustafsson
  • Yeast as a prototype for systems biology / Gautham Vemuri and Jens Nielsen
  • Construction and applications of genome-scale in silico metabolic models for strain improvement / Sang Yup Lee ... [et al.]
  • Synthetic biology : putting engineering into bioengineering / Matthias Heinemann and Sven Panke
  • Rationales of gene design and de novo gene construction / Marcus Graf, Thomas Schoedl, and Ralf Wagner
  • Self-replication in chemistry and biology / Philipp Holliger and David Loakes
  • The synthetic approach for regulatory and metabolic circuits / Wilson W. Wong and James C. Liao
  • Synthetic gene networks / David Greber and Martin Fussenegger
  • The theory of biological robustness and its implication to cancer / Hiroaki Kitano
  • Nucleic acid engineering / Wenlong Cheng ... [et al.]
  • Potential applications of synthetic biology in marine microbial functional ecology and biotechnology / Guangyi Wang and Juanita Mathews
  • On fundamental implications of systems and synthetic biology / Cliff Hooker
  • Outstanding issues in systems and synthetic biology / Pengcheng Fu and Cliff Hooker



The genomic revolution has opened up systematic investigations and engineering designs for various life forms. Systems biology and synthetic biology are emerging as two complementary approaches, which embody the breakthrough in biology and invite application of engineering principles. Systems Biology and Synthetic Biology emphasizes the similarity between biology and engineering at the system level, which is important for applying systems and engineering theories to biology problems. This book demonstrates to students, researchers, and industry that systems biology relies on synthetic biology technologies to study biological systems, while synthetic biology depends on knowledge obtained from systems biology approaches.


Chapter 1: Introduction (Pengcheng Fu). Chapter 2: Basics of Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering and Metabolic Engineering (Michael X. Wang and Huidong Shi). Chapter 3: High-Throughput Technologies and Functional Genomics (Henry Wang and Dorothea K. Thompson). Chapter 4: Predicting the Lymph Node Status of Breast Cancer Tumors Using Gene Expression Patterns and Genomic Signal Processing (Gordon Okimoto). Chapter 5: From Recombinant Genes to Recombinant Genomes for Systems Biology (Mitsuhiro Itaya). Chapter 6: In silico Genome-scale Metabolic Models: The Constraint-based Approach and its Applications (Andrew Joyce and Bernhard Palsson). Chapter 7: Mathematical Modeling of Genetic Regulatory Networks: Stress Responses in Escherichia coli (Delphine Ropers, Hidde de Jong, and Johannes Geiselmann). Chapter 8: Systems Approaches in Molecular Diagnostics and Drug Development (Martin Latterich). Chapter 9: Yeast as a Prototype for Systems Biology (Gautham Vemuri and Jens Nielsen). Chapter 10: Construction and Applications of Genome-Scale In Silico Metabolic Models for Strain Improvement (Sang Yup Lee, Jin Sik Kim, Hongseok Yun, Tae Yong Kim, Seung Bum Sohn, Hyun Uk Kim). Chapter 11: Synthetic Biology: Putting Engineering into Bioengineering (Matthias Heinemann and Sven Panke). Chapter 12: Rationals of Gene Design and de novo Gene Construction (Marcus Graf, Thomas Schoedl and Ralf Wagner). Chapter 13: Self-replication in Chemistry and Biology (Phil Holliger and David Loakes). Chapter 14: The Synthetic Approach for Regulatory and Metabolic Circuits (Wilson W. Wong and James C. Liao). Chapter 15: Synthetic Genetic Networks (David Greber and Martin Fussenegger). Chapter 16: The theory of biological robustness and its implication to cancer (Hiroaki Kitano). Chapter 17: Nucleic Acid Engineering (Wenlong Cheng, Liang Ding, Hisakage Funabashi, Nokyoung Park, Soong Ho Um, Jianfeng Xu, and Dan Luo). Chapter 18: Potential Applications of Synthetic Biology in Marine Microbial Functional Ecology and Biotechnology (Guangyi Wang and Juanita Mathews). Chapter 19: On fundamental implications of systems and synthetic biology (Cliff Hooker). Chapter 20: Outstanding Issues in systems and synthetic biology (Pengcheng Fu and Cliff Hooker).

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