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ready Synthetic Biology Open Language Visual

Abbreviation: SBOL Visual

General Information
Synthetic Biology Open Language Visual (SBOL Visual) is an open-source graphical notation that uses schematic “glyphs” to specify genetic parts, devices, modules, and systems.

How to cite this record SBOL Visual; Synthetic Biology Open Language Visual; DOI:; Last edited: June 23, 2021, 1:09 p.m.; Last accessed: Oct 16 2021 7:15 a.m.

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Record added: Oct. 5, 2016, 11 a.m.
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Improving Synthetic Biology Communication: Recommended Practices for Visual Depiction and Digital Submission of Genetic Designs.

Hillson NJ,Plahar HA,Beal J,Prithviraj R
ACS Synth Biol 2016

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SBOL Visual: A Graphical Language for Genetic Designs.

Quinn JY,Cox RS 3rd,Adler A,Beal J,Bhatia S,Cai Y,Chen J,Clancy K,Galdzicki M,Hillson NJ,Le Novere N,Maheshwari AJ,McLaughlin JA,Myers CJ,P U,Pocock M,Rodriguez C,Soldatova L,Stan GB,Swainston N,Wipat A,Sauro HM
PLoS Biol 2015

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SynBioHub is a design repository for people designing biological constructs. It enables DNA and protein designs to be uploaded, then provides a shareable link to allow others to view them. SynBioHub also facilitates searching for information about existing useful parts and designs by combining data from a variety of sources.

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  • 1355909 (National Science Foundation (NSF), USA)

  • 1356401 (National Science Foundation (NSF), USA)

  • EP/J02175X/1 (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK)