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Biotech

Engineering

TermDefinition
Biotechnology The study or control of living things.
Autoimmune disorders When the immune system accidentally destroys itself.
Chemical bases Three genes that make up the body to form DNA.
Cloning To generate identical molecules, cells, plants, and animals.
Diamond vs. Chakrabarty A case dealing with genetic modified organism.
DNA genetic material of most living organisms.
Dna fingerprinting A test to identify and evaluate the genetic information called DNA in a person's cells.
Fermentation The anaerobic conversion of sugar to carbon dioxide and alcohol by yeast.
Genes A region of DNA that controls a hereditary characteristic.
Genetics Biology that deals with heredity, especially the mechanisms of hereditary transmission.
Genetic engineering A laboratory technique used by scientists to change the DNA of living organisms.
Gene therapy A technique for correcting defective genes responsible for disease development.
Human genome map The finished sequence of the human genome.
Human Genome Project An scientific research project determine the sequence of chemical base pairs which make up DNA
Immunology study of our protection from foreign macromolecules or invading organisms.
Interferon A naturally occurring substance that interferes with the ability of viruses to reproduce.
Molecular biology The study of biology at a molecular level.
Nucleotide A nucleotide is the monomer structural unit of nucleotide chains that form the nucleic acids RNA and DNA.
Proteins Any of a group of complex organic macromolecules that are composed of one or more chains of amino acids.
Recombinant DNA The joining of two pieces of DNA from different sources,
RNA One of the two main types of nucleic acid.
Somatic cell nuclear transfer therapeutic cloning involves removing the nucleus of an unfertilized egg cell, replacing it with the material from the nucleus of a "somatic cell."
Stem cells A class of undifferentiated cells that are able to differentiate into specialized cell types.
Thalidomide Introduced as a sedative drug in the late 1950s.
Transgenic An organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques.
Xenotransplantation The transplantation of living cells, tissues or organs from one species to another, such as from pigs to humans.
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