B7 - New Technologies

B7 Flashcards for Biotechnology, 21st Century Science

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What are products of Fermentation?
Antibiotics, Biofuel, Enzymes in Food Processing, Enzymes in Laundry Detergents, Single Cell Proteins (Meat Substitute)
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Why is Bacteria and ideal organism to use in Genetic Processes?
Reproduces quickly, No ethical opposition, Biochemistry is simple, the DNA is easily modified in the form of Plasmids, Can make complex molecules
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What are the steps of Genetic Modification?
1) Isolated 2) Replicated 3) Put more of them in a vector (virus or plasmid) 4) Vector transfers to host 5) Cultures 6) Modified Individuals are selected
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Give examples of Genetic Modification
Insulin, Herbicide Resistance
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What are two applications of Nanotechnology?
1) Silver Particles used in Food Packaging which extends shelf life 2) Biosensors in packaging which detects when the food is about to go off by identifying harmful substances
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Give some examples of the uses of Stem Cell Technology
Bone Marrow Transplants for patients with Leukaemia and replacing nerve tissues in Spinal Cord Injuries
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What are applications of Biomedical Engineering?
Artificial Pacemakers, Artificial Heart Valves
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