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" Biotechnology: any technique that uses living organisms or substances from those organisms to make or modify a product, to improve plants or animals, or to develop micro-organisms for specific uses. "
Commercial biotechnology : an international analysis. - Page 589
by United States, Office of Technology Assessment, Congress
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Algae and Human Affairs

Carole A. Lembi, J. Robert Waaland - Science - 1988 - 590 pages
...Office of Technology Assessment (Anonymous 1984), and it emphasizes the commercial nature of the field: "Biotechnology: Commercial techniques that use living...from those organisms, to make or modify a product, including techniques used for the improvement of the characteristics of economically important plants...
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Agricultural Biotechnology: The Next "green Revolution"?, Volumes 23-133

Technology & Engineering - 1991 - 51 pages
...Technology Assessment of the US Congress has defined •Biotechnology" as "any technique that uses living organisms, or substances from those organisms, to make or modify a product, to improve plants or animals, or to develop micro-organisms for specific uses" (OTA, 1989). In this...
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A New technological era for American agriculture

...nature; used for the biological control of pests. Biotechnology: Techniques, including recombinant DNA techniques, that use living organisms or substances...from those organisms to make or modify a product, to alter the characteristics of plants or animals, or to develop microorganisms for specific uses....
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Pharmaceutical R & D: Costs, Risks & Rewards

United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment - Medical - 1993 - 359 pages
...Pharmaceutical products produced by the application of biotechnology. Biotechnology: Any technique that uses living organisms, or substances from those organisms, to make or modify a product, to improve plants or animals, or to develop micro-organisms for specific uses. Book value: The current...
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Ecotoxicity and Human Health: A Biological Approach to Environmental Remediation

Arthur D. Bloom, Frederick de Serres - Science - 1995 - 336 pages
...substances.*** * Biotechnology in the regulatory arena is generally defined as Any technique that uses living organisms or substances from those organisms to make or modify a product and perform services, to improve plants or animals, or to develop microorganisms for specific uses. These...
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Biodiplomacy: Genetic Resources and International Relations

Vincente Sanchez - 1994 - 370 pages
...Biological Diversity. Characteristics of biotechnology Biotechnology is a set of techniques that uses living organisms or substances from those organisms to make or modify a product, to change the characteristics of plants or animals or to develop micro-organisms for specific purposes....
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Plant Biotechnology and Plant Genetic Resources for Sustainability and ...

Kazuo N. Watanabe, Eija Pehu - Science - 1997 - 247 pages
...defined by the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress as "any technique that uses living organisms, or substances from those organisms, to make or modify a product, to improve plants or animals, or to develop micro-organisms for specific uses."4 Plant cell and tissue...
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Pest Management and Food Production: Looking to the Future

Montague Yudelman, Annu Ratta, David F. Nygaard - Technology & Engineering - 1998 - 53 pages
...Technology Assessment of the United States Congress defined biotechnology as "any technique that uses living organisms, or substances from those organisms, to make or modify a product, to improve plants or animals, or to develop micro-organisms for specific uses" (Persley 1994). The...
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Fermentation Microbiology and Biotechnology

E. M. T. El-Mansi, C. F. A. Bryce - Technology & Engineering - 1999 - 328 pages
...Etangs, INRA, 11100 Narbonne, France Preface Biotechnology has been defined as any technique that uses living organisms, or substances from those organisms, to make or modify a product, to improve plants or animals, or to develop microorganisms for specific uses. It is clear from this...
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Modeling of Chemical Kinetics and Reactor Design, Volume 1

A. Kayode Coker - Technology & Engineering - 2001 - 1096 pages
...organism, plant or animal cells, or enzymes elaborated by them. Biotechnology: Commercial processes that use living organisms, or substances from those organisms, to make or modify a product. This includes techniques used for improving the characteristics of economically important plants and...
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