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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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We extremely need it (the centrifuge machine) for producing new biotechnological products, and accordingly building such national centrifuge machines has come on our agenda," he added.
According to the advocate-general, pursuant to the directive on the legal protection of biotechnological inventions(2), patented DNA is only protected where it performs the function for which it was patented.
According to the findings of the tables 25% of the students can define the biotechnology concept, 39,2 of them can always fill the content of biotechnology, 35% of them can always express the study field of biotechnology, 16,7% of them know most of the biotechnological inventions, 25,8% of them can always guess the biotechnological needs, 35% of them can always express the usage fields of biotechnology, 25% of them can mostly express the benefits of biotechnology, 31,7% of them know where and how to use biotechnology, 44,2% of them know the restraints of biotechnology, 26,7% of them think that biotechnology is important for educational curriculum.
He explores issues such as host plant resistance to insect pests, phenotyping transgenic plants and mapping populations for insect resistance, physico-chemical and molecular markers associated with insect resistance, the potential of insect-resistant transgenic crops for pest management, and the use of biotechnological tools.
The researchers say that the biotechnological process they rely upon is far more environmentally friendly than the previous chemical production process.
From here we plan to expand our business into central Europe, which will become an increasingly important market for pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies in the course of the coming years," Voigt said.
Universite de Sherbrooke's biotechnological engineering curriculum
Applicants are encouraged to incorporate the recent scientific advances in developmental biology and genetics in their projects and to utilize the many research resources, bioinformatic databases, and biotechnological tools in their research cores.
This comprehensive book covers the more nonconventional, novel food and biotechnological applications.
It asks us to become sensitive to those who are further excluded because of changes to the structure of agriculture associated with biotechnological change.
The water at processing plants that undergoes biotechnological treatment often meets a similarly useful end.
Moreover, biotechnological manipulations threaten to reach into the fundamental character of animal species that have arisen in historically deep evolutionary and ecological contexts.