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An integrated circuit incorporating biological molecules or structures.
- ‘Unique to this biocircuit simulator is the ability to simulate not just one or a set of genetic circuits in a cell, but many cells and their internal circuits interacting through a common environment.’
- ‘Thus, the matrix not only holds things in place but also serves as a solid state biocircuit with semiconductor capabilities.’
- ‘Such biocircuits have great potential for applications in biotechnology, computation, environmental engineering and medicine.’
- ‘FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of a biocircuit, showing our new design, the rear elevational view being a mirror image thereof;’
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