Manipulating living organisms to produce a technical solution to a known problem.

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How does gene therapy correct genetic abnormalties?

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Gene therapy corrects genetic abnormalities by introducing a normal copy of a gene into the cells of the patient. This can be done by delivering the normal gene directly into the target cells using a virus as a carrier, or by editing the patient's own genes using gene editing techniques like CRISPR-Cas9. Once the normal gene is present in the cells, it can produce the functional protein that was missing or faulty in the genetic abnormality, correcting the underlying cause of the disorder.

What is the scope of Medical Biotechnology in India and which are the universities offering MSc Medical Biotechnology?

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big scope of mbiotech in india u cn apply in any field like colg pharmecuticle companies etc........... aiims is d bst 1 colg 4 mbioteh in india

Where do you need to go to school for Biotechnology?

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You can obtain this information by going to and using the sites College MatchMaker search engine, or you can also click on the related links below which will take you directly to the site. You can research colleges and universities by name, or by programs of study, or by geographical location, size, or combinations of part or all of them etc. The site will provide you with a list of institutions based on your request. It will give you the schools background, accreditation, degree offerings, programs of study, entrance requirements, tuition and fees, room and board, athletic programs etc. and a link to each institutions official web page. Make sure the college or university has a regional accreditation (most important). Practice navigating this site. It will be well worth the time and effort.

What is the basic academic qualification to become a taxonomist?

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The specific subjects that a person must study to become a taxonomist vary from one country to another. However, all taxonomists must possess a bachelor's degree in biology from an accredited school. The subjects required for this degree are dependent on the university's requirements.

What kingdom phylum class order family genus and species does a puffer fish belong to?

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Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Subphylum: Vertebrata

Class: Actinopterygii

Subclass: Neopterygii

Infraclass: Teleostei

Order: Tetraodontiformes

Family: Tetraodontidae

There are over twenty genera of pufferfish.

What are the disadvantages of animal cell culture?

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The disadvantages of cell culture is:-

Biological relevance: means that the cell that u r culturing may have a low biological relevance with the organism u r looking at.

Primary culture: out of tissue context

Continuous culture: changes occur in cell, generate a new cell line, mutation occur.

Hope this helps.

What is the examples of biotechnology?

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marine biotechnology, animal biotechnology, post-harvest biotechnology, plant biotechnology, fungal biotechnology, algae biotechnology, bioprocess technology,... while you study physiology and molecular techniques with them (if you choose it as a major).

Which enzymes are used when making sweets?

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see i dont know ha iam joking see betngan + fklarn is the basic need to make a sweet thnx

What is the relationship between biotechnology and organic farming?

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From Wikipedia:

Biodynamic agriculture is a method of organic farming that treats farms as unified and individual organisms, emphasizing balancing the holistic development and interrelationship of the soil, plants, animals as a self-nourishing system without external inputs insofar as this is possible given the loss of nutrients due to the export of food.

Regarded by some as the first modern ecological farming system and one of the most sustainable, biodynamic farming has much in common with other organic approaches, such as emphasizing the use of manures and composts and excluding of the use of artificial chemicals on soil and plants. Methods unique to the biodynamic approach include the use of fermented herbal and mineral preparations as compost additives and field sprays and the use of an astronomical sowing and planting calendar. Biodynamics originated out of the work of Rudolf Steiner, the founder of the spiritual philosophy anthroposophy.

How use of modern biotechnology in food industry?

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Biotechnology is trying to improve food industry using robots and chemical's improve fruit/veggies growth much more quickley,Evan if they do realise that they are trying to change nature here and the results are devastating...insted of using technology to improve food growth government should make a experimental program that some jail inmate's do comity service by working the field,naturaly and effiiciently...and the penalty for their crime's reduced by the hours of field worked, and as for suffer in the field they are to be receive some Bean's green is money...biothech is just a government hocks to improve their name and bank accounts...hope i helped luck and take care!

Why is soy sauce is a product of modern biotechnology?

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Soy sauce (also called soya sauce) is a condiment made from a fermentedpaste of boiled soybeans, roasted grain, brine, and Aspergillus oryzae or Aspergillus sojae molds.] After fermentation, the paste is pressed, producing a liquid, which is the soy sauce, and a solid byproduct, which is often used as animal feed. Soy sauce is a traditional ingredient in East and Southeast Asian cuisines, where it is used in cooking and as a condiment. It originated in China in the 2nd century BCE and spread throughout Asia. Today, it is used in Western cuisine and prepared foods.

What is the Role of NaCl in DNA isolation?

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NaCl provides Na+ions which form ionic bond with the negatively charged phosphate of

DNA,thus neutralizing the effect of negative ,negative repulsion of DNA and helps the DNA

molecules to come closer and compact to simplify our process of DNA isolation...




What is coding system in computer?

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Coding is another name for programming. To get a computer to do what you want, it has to be told what to do. Programs tell it what to do, and it takes programmers (coders) to write the programs.

What are some negative impacts of biotechnology?

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The largest negative impact is when the biotechnology isn't controlled and it mixes with natural plants. Another is that food created using biotechnology has not been heavily tested to be healthy. Then there is the economical aspect where the biotechnology companies (such as monsanto) take advantage of the US patent system (which needs a refore). Also biotechnology companies take advantage of the contamination (which was my first point) to get more money.we we

The control unit is one component of the?

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its located in the central processing unit which is your microprocessor in simple words.

its job is to check device status and control computer components

What are the advantages of bioreactor?

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Very gentle mixing with new Fishtail stirrer:

Up and down movement of one or more stirring discs provides gentle mixing both in horizontal and vertical direction. At the same time the stirring is more efficient. A special proprietary disc form of the new elastic Fishtail stirrer (mimics the fish tail) eliminates cutting edges and micro-eddies formed on all common impellers. Therefor the cell viability is increased.

Adapter for very sensitive cells:

A spiral covered by a thin wall of air containing silicone tubing is fixed on the axis of the stirrer. The up and down movement of the spiral displaces oxygen saturated layers of the culture and simultaneously produces a gentle movement of the medium. Because oxygen saturated layers in the proximity of the gas supplying tubing are removed fast, the moving spiral system is more efficient than common stationary systems.

Radiation heating:

The infrared radiation concentrated on the bottom of the vessel produces extremely gentle and regular sun like heating of the culture! It produces natural convection even without agitation. No hot spots are formed at any culture volume. Thanks to the very low heat capacity of the radiator, the temperature can be attained in a short time and can easily be kept constant. Furthermlore the sight into the vessel is not hindered.

Culture volumes from 35 ml to 6000 ml:

A broad volume spectrum is possible with just one instrument. Since no expensive top plates are used, the cost of passing from one volume vessel to another is several times lower than in other systems.

MINIFOR is very compact:

The MINIFOR is the most compact bioreactor available. Nevertheless, the ports are well accessible from all sides.Fastest set up: Special system and vessel construction of MINIFOR allows the fastest set up when compared to all other systems on the market.

Fully automatic gas flow:

Lambda discarded all rotameters and manual valves on so called four gas stations. Their reading is pressure and temperature dependent and cannot be well reproduced. Additionally, they cannot be automatically regulated and do not supply any recordable signal. A new gas flow meter and controller MASSFLOW has been developed. The gas flow measurement is based upon the precise massflow principle and is unaffected by pressure and temperature variations. It supplies a high quality signal, which is used to control our proprietary proportional valve for a precise regulation of the gas flow rate. The gas volume can be measured, totalised and recorded for the control of metabolic activity of the culture.

Automatic pH and pO2 control:

The carbon dioxide regulating MASSFLOW instrument is just plugged into the acid pump socket on the rear of the MINIFOR and if necessary the nitrogen regulating MASSFLOW to the base pump socket. The MINIFOR will keep both pH and pO2 on the preset value automatically.

Self-cleaning gas microsparger:

Rich and salt containing media will inevitably dry out in the openings of a sparger tube. Solid deposits may block the gas entry. A special microsparger has been developed by Lambda to eliminate this problem.

Continuous culture:

The weight of MINIFOR can be kept constant by using a special weighing module placed under the front edge of MINIFOR. The harvesting pump will keep automatically the volume of the culture constant. Continuous cultures allow a considerable increase of productivity.


When the integrator is switched to pumps or MASSFLOW gas flow regulator, their activity can be followed as a function of time. The data obtained in this way give additional information about the culture; it's growth kinetics and reproducibility.

PC control:

Easy to use, complete software FNet for up to six MINIFOR units.

What is the New Biotechnology Software introduced by TCS is?

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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has launched it's biotech software package 'Bio-Suite' on April '04. The software, which will be used in analysing and accelerating drug discovery processes, is developed in partnership with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

What techniques did Harper Lee use to establish a feeling of mystery in the first chapter of To Kill a Mockingbird?

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AnswerOne technique used in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird that was intended to establish a feeling of mystery is something you could call a 'flashback method' -

they start the book off with talking about how Scout's brother Jem got his arm broken at the elbow when he was nearly thirteen. This is suposed to make you wonder how he got his arm broken and by who and as the story continues you are given what may seem to be insignificant details ( they are not; they help build the plot and without some of them you wouldn't understand some things that occured later), at the end of the novel Jem breaks his arm.

note - I call it a flashback method because where the book begins it explains little and basically the beginning is the end.

Why do you breathe faster after exercising?

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You breathe faster after exercising as your body needs to remove all the waste products it has produced - carbon dioxide and water.

Is Medical waste disposal through incineration is an option?

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INCINERATION OF MEDICAL WASTES Yes, you are right. Incineration is one of the options for disposal of medical waste and it is being implemented now a days. In my city, Coimbatore in TamilNadu/India, major hospitals are disposing their medical wastes in an incineration plant put up exclusively for this purpose since municipal corporation denied to collect and dispose the medical wastes generated in private hospitals. All that required attention in the incineration process is not to pollute air!