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Biotech Terms Ch.1

genetic engineering "The process of removing and/or inserting genetic material in order to change an organism’s traits."
Bioinformatics "The use of information technology to store, analyze, sort, label, and share the many DNA sequences generated by genome sequencing projects."
Synthetic Biology "The process where biological parts and entire living systems may be designed and synthesized in the laboratory."
Developing Countries Where most of the increase in the world’s population will come from
Green Revolution "A term referring to the tre- mendous advances in food production that began in the 1970s."
DNA " A genetic pro- teinlike nucleic acid on plant and animal genes and chromosomes that controls inheritance."
Transgenic "Organisms that have genetic mate- rials inserted from a different species."
Biotech " The use of technology to influence biological function."
Genetically Modified "Organisms that have been genetically changed through the inter- vention of humans.This includes the process of selective breeding."
Genetically Engineered "The process of remov- ing genes from one organism and transferring them to another organism."
Cloning "Production of a genetically identical offspring by artificial means."
Biomanufactoring " Manufacturing through the use of biotechnology, such as gene splicing."
Pharming " A term combining the words phar- maceutical and farming that refers to growing organ- isms (usually genetically altered) for the purpose of producing pharmaceuticals."
Personalized Medicine "Medicine that is designed for a particular individual."
Pesonalized Genomics "The particular gene makeup of an individual."
Gene Therapy " A medical procedure to treat and cure genetic disorders that includes modifying or replacing disease-causing genes. (2) Procedure to combat genetic diseases that involves the insertion of genes into the human genome that cor- rects a problem with a pers
Stem Cells "s that are programmed to begin the differentiation process of cell development."
Bioremediation "\ An environmental improve- ment process whereby living organisms can be used to consume and convert pollutants to harm- less substances."
Biotechnology " (1) The manipulation of living organisms or parts of organisms to make products useful to humans. (2) Using knowledge of cells to modify their activities in order to make living or- ganisms more effective in serving people. (3) Deals with the manipulati
Created by: Raywal