Biotechnology

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Biotechnology

The use of living things, such as one-cell organisms, in technological innovations. Biotechnology has particular applications in medicine, agriculture, engineering, and similar fields. Biotech organizations may make and market their own products, or they may be departments within another company, such as a pharmaceutical corporation.
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By far, the greatest economic contributor in the biomedical and biotechnical industry sector is the health care delivery system.
As a consequence, only 19% of the area of moose preserves in the European part of Russia is capable of sustaining a moose harvest without using intensive biotechnical management measures.
The scope of this study encompasses industrial enzymes, biotechnical, chemical, and biotechnology markets.
These include semiconductor packaging, printed circuit boards, LEDs, flat panel displays, medical and biotechnical devices, and solar and photovoltaic products.
com)-- The new Spirax Sarco mobile Steam Sampling Cart is engineered and fabricated to improve safety, efficiency, and operability in the collection of pure clean steam samples for testing within the pharmaceutical and biotechnical industries.
Contributors from around the globe covers such topics as the biotechnical improvements of biofuel crops, applications for ethanol in the fermentation industry and the exergetic analysis of production.
Designed specifically for the pharmaceutical, biotechnical and food processing industries, the Ashcroft[R] Type 1036 in-line sanitary pressure gauge and Type 1037 mating sanitary instrument fitting eliminate process deadlegs and pockets that can accumulate contamination and are difficult to clean.
The company, a spinoff from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock's Biomedical Biotechnical Center, recently applied for admission to the UA's Genesis Technology Incubator in Fayetteville.
Such risks have left many people afraid to receive--or even give--what the American Red Cross has called "the gift of life,' and has spurred renewed interest in an old biotechnical quest to develop a marketable "artificial blood.
Winners and select finalists of the 2010 Prix Galien prizes represent biotechnical advances poised to combat a wide range of diseases and viruses.
Identifying methods to increase the yield of key intermediates remains an important target for the biotechnical improvement of strains and processes.
The company has designed and implemented a diverse range of medical and biotechnical products including in-vitro diagnostic systems, laparoscopic instrumentation, high-performance cell culture ware, drug-delivery devices, and various implantable products.