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" Biotechnology, broadly defined, includes any technique that uses living organisms (or parts of organisms) to make or modify products, to improve plants or animals, or to develop micro-organisms for specific uses. "
Commercial biotechnology : an international analysis. - Page 3
by United States, Office of Technology Assessment, Congress
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America

Office of the Federal Register (U.S.) Staff - Administrative law - 1988
...whom the authority to issue or modify grant Instruments has been delegated. (d) Biotechnology means any technique that uses living organisms (or parts...animals, or to develop microorganisms for specific use. The development of materials that mimic molecular structures or functions of living systems is...
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America

Administrative law - 2006
...whom the authority to issue or modify grant instruments has been delegated. (d) Biotechnology means any technique that uses living organisms (or parts...animals, or to develop microorganisms for specific use. The development of materials that mimic molecular structures or functions of living systems is...
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Algae and Human Affairs

Carole A. Lembi, J. Robert Waaland - Science - 1988 - 590 pages
Algae and Human Affairs provides the only current comprehensive survey of the major roles of algae in present and future human life. This detailed, up-to-date synthesis is ...
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First the Seed: The Political Economy of Plant Biotechnology, 1492-2000

Jack Ralph Kloppenburg - Science - 1990 - 349 pages
..."Biotechnology" is broadly defined by the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment (OTA 1984) as "any technique that uses living organisms (or parts...animals, or to develop microorganisms for specific uses." Though the term has only recendy been added to our lexicon, it encompasses human activities of considerable...
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A Revolution in Biotechnology

Jean Landgraf Marx - Biotechnology. - 1989 - 227 pages
...this analysis the Office of Technology Assessment's definition of biotechnology is used: Biotechnology includes any technique that uses living organisms...animals, or to develop microorganisms for specific uses. fr Rounded to the nearest million. 'NIH defines directly related research as that research involving...
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Opportunities in Biology

Board on Biology, Committee on Research Opportunities in Biology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 1989 - 464 pages
...Industry Are lit Growing Biotechnology, as defined by NSF and the Office of Technology Assessment, is a technique that uses living organisms or parts of organisms...animals, or to develop microorganisms for specific uses. > The five main areas of research and development in the US biotechnology ." 0 ">, industry are...
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Funding Health Sciences Research:: A Strategy to Restore Balance

Committee on Policies for Allocating Health Sciences Research Funds, Institute of Medicine - Medical - 1990 - 276 pages
...committee. According to the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), biotechnology is defined broadly as "any technique that uses living organisms (or parts...animals, or to develop micro-organisms for specific uses."19 However, traditional biotechnology, which has been employed throughout history for improving...
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Biotechnology and the Future of World Agriculture: The Fourth Resource

Henk Hobbelink - Business & Economics - 1991 - 159 pages
...for which many different definitions have been given. One widely used description of biotechnology includes 'any technique that uses living organisms...organisms) to make or modify products, to improve plants and animals, or to develop micro-organisms for specific uses'. 'This, indeed, includes the whole spectrum...
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Biotechnology and Food Ingredients

Israel Goldberg, Richard Williams - Technology & Engineering - 1991 - 577 pages
...The OTA defines biotechnology as "any technique that uses living organisms (or parts of organismsl to make or modify products, to improve plants or animals, or to develop microorganisms for specific uses" (OTA l984. p. 3). dairy products, meat, and poultry. "Food ingredients" will be used to refer to substances...
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A New technological era for American agriculture

...of new techniques and products. The term biotechnology refers to a wide array of techniques that use "living organisms (or parts of organisms) to make...animals, or to develop microorganisms for specific uses' (45). Under this broad definition, biotechnology includes many long-practiced technologies, such as...
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