Publication
Title
From a word to a world : the current situation in the interdisciplinary field of synthetic biology
Author
Abstract
Using a carefully designed search query, we describe the field of synthetic biology in terms of leading countries, organizations and funding sources. Besides articles we also paid some attention to patents. The USA is the leading country in this field, followed by China. There is a clear exponential growth in the field of synthetic biology over the latest 14 years. Keywords were analyzed using the notion of year-based h-indices, core gap and relative core gap. We conclude that the term "synthetic biology" hides a large world ready to be explored by interdisciplinary research.
Language
English
Source (journal)
PeerJ
Publication
2015
ISSN
2167-8359
Volume/pages
3(2015), p. 1-16
Article Reference
e728
ISI
000348650700001
Medium
E-only publicatie
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UAntwerpen
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Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
Web of Science
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Creation 08.04.2016
Last edited 13.12.2017
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