Published: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:14:45 +0000
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZAlthough genetically modified (GM) food has been on supermarket shelves for almost 15 years, there is still extensive controversy about whether it is safe. Anti-GM group continue to sound the alarm regarding its potential risks dangerous. Why is there such controversy about GM food and crops and is there still a reason to be concerned about its safety? Take a look at this article to get an overview of what is driving this discussion.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZThis article examines 10 examples of biotechnology from an agricultural standpoint, or a list of agricultural applications for biotechnology research.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZRead and learn about what GMOs are and why they are a source of bioethical controversy, as well as the scientists and manufacturers.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZUse these instructions to make phosphate buffers for biological applications at near neutral pH or adapt them for making other buffers.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZHow do you make sodium citrate buffer? Learn how with these six simple steps to make this buffer for RNA isolation or antigen detection.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZUse these quick and simple instructions while making stock and working solutions of TAE (Tris-acetate-EDTA) buffer for gel electrophoresis.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZAdvocates for genetic engineering of crops point to benefits, such as providing better and more nutritious food, and potentially solving world hunger.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZUse these simple instructions to make stock and working solutions of TBE (tris-borate-EDTA) buffer for gel electrophoresis separation of DNA.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZLaboratory procedures for genetic engineering. Molecular genetics techniques commonly used in biotechnology research that enable gene cloning.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZWhat's the definition of RFLP and how's it used in decoding DNA evidence at a crime scene? Learn about the technique and how it's applied in genetics.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZHow much do you know about the special class of enzymes known as the restriction endonucleases? Get the facts on these enzymes with this review.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZA description of the types of dairy enzymes used in the dairy industry and their role in the production of cheese, yogurt and other food products.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZThis article gives a biotechnology industry overview. It includes brief summaries of what comprises biotechnology and genetic engineering, and more.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZYou read about advances in biotechnology every day in the newspaper, and hear about it on TV, but sometimes
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZIf you want to understand the basic procedure for genetically engineering plants and animals, take a look at this article.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZIs there a difference between small interfering RNA (siRNA) and micro RNA (miRNA)? Learn where they overlap and where they don't, with this review.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZSpecific activity is a unit of measurement as it applies to proteins and enzyme reactions—Learn more about the definition and factors that affect it.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZA list of common products of enzyme biotechnology that are used every day in and around the home, such as paper products, detergents, textiles and foods and beverages. These household items are the result of commercialization of natural and recombinant enzymes produced by genetic protein engineering.
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2016-08-23T11:14:45ZImprove your understanding of the structure and function of enzymes with this definition, including classifications of enzymes and examples.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZTranscription factors are important molecules, usually proteins, involved in controlling gene expression by RNA polymerase. They bind to DNA regions.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZIf you've ever wanted to get a job as a test subject in a clinical drug trial, learn how with this review about how to take part.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZThis article looks at the details of the two U.S. regions with the highest density of biotech companies --the Bay Area (CA) and Boston (MA) regions.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZA discussion of the pros and cons in the ethical debate over embryonic stem cell research and biomedical research using other types of stem cells. Page 2.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZLearn how pipelines apply to new drug development in the biotechnology industry and how they are used to describe the research and development progress.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZA definition of lyophilization, also known as freeze drying, as it applies to the preservation and storage of microbial cell cultures.During lyophilization water is removed from the product.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZLearn about the several methods of protein purification as well as its importance for biotechnology research in biotechnology laboratory applications.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZMany of the changes in food biotechnology have meant indisputable improvements to our safety and health, while others are more controversial.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZDoing biotech stock research is vital before investing. This list outlines suggested criteria to consider when choosing which biotech stocks to buy.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZPBS is a commonly used buffer for immunohistochemical (IHC) staining, used as a wash solution and for diluting antibodies. Here is how to make PBS buffer.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZDifferent DNA sequencing methods described.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZLearn how titer is calculated during production in the biomedical industry for antibodies as well as other proteins and biological substances.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZFive reasons the microorganism E. coli is so widely used in protein engineering and genetic research.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZThere are several different stains that can be used to visualize DNA. Learn about different choices of stains, and the differences between them.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZStarting with the launch of the Flavr Savr Tomato, the first genetically modified organism (GMO) approved for sale as food in the mid-1990s, food containing GMOs has become a significant part of the stock in US, Canadian, and Asian grocery stores. About 70% of US processed food sold contains genetically modified (GM) crops. A revolution in food science and production has been taking place over the past two decades. How did we get here?
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZLearn what DNA fingerprinting is, how it works, and how it's used in many different fields.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZFermentation is an energy-yielding anaerobic metabolic process in which organisms convert nutrients to alcohols and acids (lactic acid and acetic acid).
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZPointers on how to invest in biotech with things to consider before investing in biotech companies or buying biotechnology stocks.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZWhat are vectors and how are they used in cloning to create GMOs? Learn about the definition, 6 major types, and gene transfer into other organisms.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZAn outline suggesting five funding sources for financing a new startup Biotech company.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZFind out what a SUSAR is and what the qualifiers are for filing a suspected unexpected serious adverse reaction report during a clinical drug trial.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZGenetic Polymorphism is used to describe multiple forms of a single gene that exists — Learn about some of the examples and how it is not a mutation.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZLearn the basic theory behind polymerase chain reaction and the steps in the PCR technique for making multiple copies of a gene from a sample of DNA.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZHave you heard of the new genetic engineering tool that generating lots of excitement? Since the discovery of their ability to target and cut DNA, CRISPRs have become the latest rage for genomic researchers. Find out what all the excitement is about. (Posted: Sept 30, 2013)
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZHydrolysis is chemical reaction in which water is used to break the bonds of certain substances. In biotechnology, these substances are often polymers.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZLearn how to preserve bacterial, fungal or yeast cell cultures through lyophilization, or freeze-drying, with this easy step-by-step guide.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZAdjustments to any of the PCR reaction can alter the quality of the outcome. Learn what's required to get a superior Polymerase Chain Reaction.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZDescriptions for six different types of phytoremediation.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZThe ISO 9000 standards address standards for quality management that can be used by any business. Learn about the benefits of ISO 9000 QMS certification.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZPlatform, Product and Vertical strategies make up three major biotechnology business models.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZThe types of nanoparticles, their basic properties and current known uses in biotechnology, (particularly nanomedicine) are outlined in this article.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZThe high demand for legal professionals with science and technology backgrounds is explained and career expectations for individuals studying science and law are discussed.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZA summary of potential uses for nanotechnology in stem cell applications such as tracking and labeling, delivery and controlling the extracellular environment by creating artifical scaffolds or platforms for directing cell differentiation, migration and adhesion. Toxicity of nanoparticles to stem cells is also discussed.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZA case study and company history of Helicos BioSciences Corporation, specialists in single molecule technology, sequencing by synthesis and the innovators of a technique for true single molecule sequencing.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZDefinition of biotechnology and a description of the various aspects of the biotech industry.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZA list of the roles that biotech venture investors play in the development of early- and mid-stage startups. The benefits, and some of the shortfalls, to obtaining venture capital funding for R&D and to promote the growth of a company, are outlined.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZWhat is siRNA? We look at small interfering Ribonucleic Acid and how it's used in molecular genetics research in the process called RNA interference.
2016-08-23T11:14:45ZDevelopments in stem cell research and in vitro techniques for reproduction have led us to the theory that sometime in the near future, wanna-be parents will be able to create designer babies with the specific traits they desire.