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Title: SBOL Visual: A Graphical Language for Genetic Designs

Synthetic Biology Open Language (SBOL) Visual is a graphical standard for genetic engineering. We report that it consists of symbols representing DNA subsequences, including regulatory elements and DNA assembly features. These symbols can be used to draw illustrations for communication and instruction, and as image assets for computer-aided design. SBOL Visual is a community standard, freely available for personal, academic, and commercial use (Creative Commons CC0 license). We provide prototypical symbol images that have been used in scientific publications and software tools. We encourage users to use and modify them freely, and to join the SBOL Visual community:
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  1. Autodesk Inc., San Francisco, CA (United States)
  2. Kobe Univ. (Japan)
  3. Raytheon BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA (United States). Information and Knowledge Technologies
  4. Boston Univ., MA (United States)
  5. Univ.of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
  6. Joint BioEnergy Institute, Emeryville, CA (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  7. ThermoFisher Scientific, Carlsbad, CA (United States). Synthetic Biology Unit
  8. Arzeda Corp, Seattle, WA (United States)
  9. Babraham Institute, Cambridge (United Kingdom)
  10. Stanford Univ. School of Medicine, Stanford, CA (United States)
  11. Newcastle Univ., Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom)
  12. Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States)
  13. Univ. of Kerala, Kerala (India)
  14. Newcastle Univ., Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom); Turing Ate My Hamster LTD, Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom)
  15. Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL (United States). College of Medicine
  16. Brunel Univ., London (United Kingdom)
  17. Imperial College, London (United Kingdom)
  18. Univ. of Manchester (United Kingdom)
  19. Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
PLoS biology (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: PLoS biology (Online); Journal Volume: 13; Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 1545-7885
Public Library of Science
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER) (SC-23)
Country of Publication:
United States
OSTI Identifier:
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1378686