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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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antibacterial activity in all three type of antibacterial test were further selected for its probiotic properties and biotechnologically important products screening.
5 to 3 mol/L additives of the biotechnologically relevant ionic substance [ch][dhp] on the thermal stability of a model globular protein [alpha]-CT and found the notable stabilizing effect of 11 [+ or -] 2 K regarding the thermal unfolding (melting) temperature, [T.
LifeMap Sciences also markets PanDaTox, an innovative, recently developed, searchable database that can aid in the discovery of new antibiotics and biotechnologically beneficial products.
Research interests: biotechnology, applied enzymology, enzymes-catalyzed biotechnologically important processes optimization methods.
In the first part of the book, separate chapters are devoted to eight specific types of polymers under research, including biotechnologically produced biodegradable polyesters, polyanhydrides, poly(ortho esters), and biodegradable polymers composed of naturally occurring alpha-amino acid.
A part of the DNA of one bacterium was made to unite with a pal1 of the DNA of another bacterium biotechnologically to give rise to a new bacterial organism.
Dick's androids, the cyberpunkers' partly human and partly digital hybrids, and the biotechnologically altered humans and animals of Octavia Butler and Margaret Atwood, to name only a few, all engage in different ways with a world in which nature as a realm separate from human agency no longer exists.
It is the global leader in the production and support of active pharmaceutical ingredients both chemically as well as biotechnologically.
Identifying Consumers' Values Relevant to Adopting Biotechnologically Produced Foods.
Particularly, it represents a lost, but potentially salvageable, opportunity to strategically locate Canada as not only a biotechnologically strong country and, consequently, as a resource user but also as a provider of genetic resources and the associated indigenous knowledge of Canada's diverse Aboriginal peoples.

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