Chapter 21 - Biotechnology

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biotechnology
the exploitation of biological processes for industrial and other purposes, especially the genetic manipulation of microorganisms for the production of antibiotics, hormones, etc.
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plasmids
little loops of DNA
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fermentation equation
glucose = ethanol + carbon dioxide
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pectinase
enzyme which extracts fruit juices
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pectin
a substance which helps to stick plant cells together
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antibiotics
substances which kill bacteria without harming human cells
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genetic engineering
changing the genetic material of an organism by removing, changing or inserting individual genes
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little loops of DNA

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plasmids

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glucose = ethanol + carbon dioxide

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enzyme which extracts fruit juices

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a substance which helps to stick plant cells together

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