Rarely in the modern history of humans has biology played such an
important role in human affairs as it does today. In the eighteenth and
nineteenth centuries, explorers stimulated the first major advance in biology by
bringing back countless new species that Darwin, and others, put into a logical
order based on the theory of natural selection. The development of evolutionary
thinking and the clarification of the rules of genetic inheritance resulted in the
theoretical base for targeted artificial selection—an essential component of
progress in biology and agriculture....
Biotechnology is the scientific field of studying and applying the most efficient methods and techniques to get useful end-products for the human society by using viable micro-organisms, cells, and tissues of plants or animals, or even certain functional components of their organisms, that are grown in fully controlled conditions to maximize their specific metabolism inside fully automatic bioreactors.
A fungicide is a chemical pesticide compound that kills or inhibits the growth of fungi. In agriculture, fungicide is used to control fungi that threaten to destroy or compromise crops. Fungicides for Plant and Animal Diseases is a book that has been written to present the most significant advances in disciplines related to fungicides.
At its simplest, biotechnology is technology based on biology. From
that perspective, the use of biological processes is hardly noteworthy.
We began growing crops and raising animals 10,000 years ago to
provide a stable supply of food and clothing. We have used the biological
processes of microorganisms for 6,000 years to make useful food
products, such as bread and cheese, and to preserve dairy products.
Crops? Cheese? That doesn’t sound very exciting. So why does
biotechnology receive so much attention?...
Carbohydrate Biotechnology Protocols is aimed at those newcomers who have an interest in the production and use of carbohydrate materials, but have shied away from involvement for lack of detailed descriptions of appropriate methods, including the type of practical hints that may be provided by those skilled in those methods, but that are rarely described in research papers.
The Science of Animal Agriculture is directed toward teaching the
basic science concepts involved in the production of agricultural
animals. This newly revised edition contains the latest up-to-date
information regarding the scientifi c aspect of the agricultural
industry. All facets of modern agriculture are based on science.
From the most rudimentary cultural practices to the most complicated
biotechnology techniques, scientifi c research has produced
the phenomenon known as American agriculture....
Glofish is the first
approved to be
human in the USA
The insertion of
constructs of GFP
into the fish
genomes to give
colors.The idea for recombinant DNA was first proposed by Peter
Lobban, a graduate student of Prof. Dale Kaiser in the
Biochemistry Department at Stanford University Medical School.
The first publications describing the successful production and
intracellular replication of recombinant DNA appeared in 1972
The planet is a marvelous place with its blue skies, wild storms,
deep lakes, and rich and diverse ecosystems. The tides ebb and
flow, baby animals are born in the spring, and tropical rain
forests harbor an astonishing array of life. The Earth sustains living
things and provides humans with the resources they need to maintain
a bountiful way of life. These resources include water, soil, and nutrients
to grow food, and the mineral and energy resources to build and
fuel modern society, among many other things....
Clear and concise, this easy-to-use text offers an introductory course on the language of gene cloning, covering microbial, plant, and animal systems. The essential concepts in biology relevant to the understanding of gene cloning are presented in a well-organized and accessible manner. This updated version of the first edition is an invaluable book for nonscientists as well as scientists with little background knowledge in gene cloning, providing a wealth of information for anyone wishing to gain proficiency in reading and speaking the language of gene cloning....
The planet is a marvelous place: a place with blue skies, wild
storms, deep lakes, and rich and diverse ecosystems. The tides
ebb and flow, baby animals are born in the spring, and tropical
rain forests harbor an astonishing array of life. The Earth sustains
living things and provides humans with the resources to maintain a
bountiful way of life: water, soil, and nutrients to grow food, and the
mineral and energy resources to build and fuel modern society, among
many other things.
The Joint Meeting of 2nd Sendai Symposium on Foolicular Development and Atresia in Mammals and 5th Asian Symposium on animal Biotechnology - March 20-21, 2000. Chuyên san về Thụ tinh trong ống nghiệm - Thông tin Số 5-2000 Viện Chăn Nuôi - 26/11/2000 Inhibin là hormone glycoprotein của tuyến sinh dục, nó ức chế có chọn lọc sự xuất tiết của FSH ở cả đực, cái của loài có vú. FSH tuyến yên là cần thiết cho sự phát triển? và duy trì nang trứng ở các loài động vật rụng một hay rụng nhiều trứng. ...
Performing experiments in low Earth orbit has been the focus of much of the research funded by
NASA’s Physical Sciences Division (PSD) and its predecessors for over 30 years. This microgravity
research can be divided into five broad areas, all of which focus primarily on phenomena that are
strongly perturbed by gravity: biotechnology, combustion, fluid physics, fundamental physics, and
Project Gutenberg's Form and Function, by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org Title: Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology Author: E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell Release Date: January 23, 2007
PCR-RFLP analysis of beta-lactoglobulin gene locus was carried out on 110 DNA samples of Murrah buffaloes in the present study. A 262 bp fragment enclosing from exon IV to intron IV in b-lg gene was amplified with specific primers. All the 110 DNA samples resulted
in 262 bp product on amplification. The PCR products were subjected for digestion with
Pst1,EcoRI, HindIII and Hae III enzyme. PCR products were not digested by PstI, EcoRI and
HindIII. PCR products when digested with HaeIII enzyme resulted in monomorphic banding
pattern in all the samples.
Modern biotechnology can be used to manufacture existing medicines relatively easily and cheaply. The first genetically engineered products were medicines designed to treat human diseases. To cite one example, in 1978 Genentech developed synthetic humanized insulin by joining its gene with a plasmid vector inserted into the bacterium Escherichia coli. Insulin, widely used for the treatment of diabetes, was previously extracted from the pancreas of abattoir animals (cattle and/or pigs).
Point source wastewater treatment-Farms with large livestock and poultry operations, such as
factory farms, are called concentrated animal feeding operations or confined animal feeding
operations in the U.S. and are being subject to increasing government regulation. Animal slurries are
usually treated by containment in lagoons before disposal by spray or trickle application to grassland.
Constructed wetlands are sometimes used to facilitate treatment of animal wastes, as are anaerobic
important regulators of biological processes in animals
and plants. MiRNAs regulate gene expression at
the posttranscriptional level by binding to mRNAs and
either inhibit translation or modify the stability of the
mRNA. Due to the important biological role of miRNAs
it is of great interest to study their expression level in
the cells. Furthermore, miRNAs have been associated
with cancer and other diseases  and miRNA expression
can help in the diagnosis and prognostic of human
To enhance the local capacity for teaching, research and extension in agriculture and rural development, the QBII, AFFS, DPI proposes to focus its project on the key priority area of agriculture, and livestock improvement in Vietnam, and within these areas, to deliver activities in the disciplines of biotechnology and genetic improvement as highlighted as a priority area by the Government of Vietnam (GOV) in the Vietnam - Australia Development Cooperation Program, CARD Program Guidelines.
Modern biotechnology is often associated with the use of genetically altered microorganisms such as E. coli or yeast for the production of substances like synthetic insulin or antibiotics. It can also refer to transgenic animals or transgenic plants, such as Bt corn. Genetically altered mammalian cells, such as Chinese Hamster Ovary cells (CHO), are also used to manufacture certain pharmaceuticals. Another promising new biotechnology application is the development of plant-made pharmaceuticals.
Over the last few decades the prevalence of studies about probiotics strains has dramatically grown in most regions of the world. Probiotics are specific strains of microorganisms, which when served to human or animals in proper amount, have a beneficial effect, improving health or reducing risk of getting sick and the probiotics are used in production of functional foods and pharmaceutical products.