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Biotech

TermDefinition
Therapeutics It cures or reduces the disease.
Diagnostics It tests health or disease states.
Agricultural Perfecting crop/animals for better products.
Bioremediation It is making biotechnology-designed organisms to clean up oil or other spills.
Bioindustry suppliers Making chemicals, software, and equipment for other bio industries.
Procedures Genetic engineering, cell culture techniques, cultivation of microorganisms, and fermenting in baking/cooking.
Genetic engineering It isolates genes, modifies genes so they function better, prepares genes to be inserted into a new species, and to develop transgenes
Autoimmune disorders A disorder where the immune system attacks and destroys healthy body tissue on mistake.
Chemical bases DNA:Adenine (A), Guanine (G), Cytosine (C) and Thymine (T).
Cloning To make genetically identical molecules, cells, plants or animals.
DNA The genetic material of most living organisms.
Fermentation The anaerobic conversion of sugar to carbon dioxide and alcohol by yeast.
DNA fingerprinting A test to identify and evaluate the genetic information called DNA in a person's cells.
Genes A region of DNA that controls a hereditary characteristic.
Gene therapy A technique for correcting defective genes responsible for disease development.
Human genome map The finished mapped out sequence of the human genome.
Human Genome Project An international scientific research project goal to identify and map the approximately 20,000–25,000 genes of the human genome.
Created by: mm55945