Biotechnology

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Biotechnology
Technology based on biology and and involves the exploitation of living organisms or biological processes to improve agriculture, animal husbandry, food science, medicine and industry.
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Culture
A growth of microorganisms.
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Aseptic Technique
Refers to any measure taken at any point in a biotechnological process to ensure that unwanted microorganisms do not contaminate the culture that is being grown or the products that are extracted.
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Asepsis
The absence of unwanted microorganisms.
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Immobilisation
Refers to any technique where enzyme molecules are held separated from the reaction mixture.
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A growth of microorganisms.

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Culture

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Refers to any measure taken at any point in a biotechnological process to ensure that unwanted microorganisms do not contaminate the culture that is being grown or the products that are extracted.

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The absence of unwanted microorganisms.

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Card 5

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Refers to any technique where enzyme molecules are held separated from the reaction mixture.

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