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Biotechnology: Principles and Processes (part-1)

Biotechnology is a type of practical biology which involves the use of living organisms and bioprocesses in engineering, technology, medicine and other fields . Biotechnology also utilizes the byproducts for development purpose.

Jan 23, 2013 17:02 IST
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Biotechnology: Principles and Processes (part-1)
Biotechnology: Principles and Processes (part-1)

What is Biotechnology? How many marks carried by the chapter Biotechnology in class 12 board examinations? What is the application of Biotechnology: Principles and Processes?

Biotechnology: Principles and Processes (part-2)

A piece of DNA, which is transferred into an alien organism, would not be able to multiply itself in the progeny cells of the organism. But, when it gets integrated into the genome of the recipient, it may multiply and be inherited along with the host DNA. This is because the alien piece of DNA has become part of a chromosome, which has the ability to replicate.

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