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The primary goal of the Screening Framework Guidance for Providers of Synthetic Double-Stranded DNA is to minimize the risk that unauthorized individuals or individuals with malicious intent will obtain “toxins and agents of concern” through the use of nucleic acid synthesis technologies, and to simultaneously minimize any negative impacts on the conduct of research and business operations. The Guidance was developed, in light of providers’ existing protocols, to be implemented without unnecessary cost and to be globally extensible, both for U.S.-based providers operating abroad and for international providers.
Providers of synthetic dsDNA have two overriding responsibilities in this context:
View the Screening Framework Guidance for Providers of Synthetic Double-Stranded DNA
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