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Biotechnology

One of the new horizons in medicine series

Each resource consists of a poster and a set of teaching materials that includes information, classroom activities and quizzes. Full size posters can be ordered from the ABPI site or downloaded in pdf format.

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Biotechnology is the use of biological organisms or enzymes in the synthesis, breakdown or transformation of materials.
Biotechnology includes a whole range of processes, from the traditional production of cheeses, wine, bread and beer to the latest technologies that manipulate the DNA to produce genetically modified organisms which can be used to synthesise medicines or other chemicals for medical use.

 


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