- Question 7: construction of a semi-synthetic minimal cell: a model for early living cellsGiovanni Murtas
Research Centre Enrico Fermi, Compendio del Viminale, 00184 Rome, Italy
Orig Life Evol Biosph 37:419-22. 2007..A Synthetic Biology approach could bring the number of essential genes for a minimal cell down to 100 or less...
- Protein synthesis in liposomes with a minimal set of enzymesGiovanni Murtas
Centro Studi e Ricerche E Fermi, Compendio Viminale, 00184 Rome, Italy
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 363:12-7. 2007..The expression of GPAT and LPAAT in liposomes would in principle allow the production of the cell boundary from within...
- Artificial assembly of a minimal cellGiovanni Murtas
Centro Enrico Fermi, Piazza del Viminale 1, 00184, Rome, Italy
Mol Biosyst 5:1292-7. 2009..These artificial cell-like systems could perform different tasks in antimicrobial drug development, drug delivery and diagnostic applications...