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Nuclear transfer: a new tool for reproductive biotechnology in cattle

agriculture by improving livestock. The overall efficiency of this biotechnology remains low in terms of viable offspring, but significant progress has been achieved on the different steps of the technique ... . INTRODUCTION In cattle, biotechnology of reproduction started around 1950 with the development of Artificial Insemination (AI), followed by the use of embryo transfer since the nineteen-seventies (considered as

Towards the safe use of modern biotechnology: Report on the 7th International Symposium on the Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms held in Beijing (China) October 10-16, 2002

Along with the introduction of genetically modified organisms in the field, both biotechnology companies and academic institutes have conducted biosafety research in order to study the potential ... Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, Germany Science-based approach to assessing the ecological risk of crops derived through modern biotechnology Thomas E. Nickson Monsanto, USA INTRODUCTION The

Approaches to identify and characterize microProteins and their potential uses in biotechnology

techniques used to identify and characterize them. Finally, we give an outlook on possible applications in biotechnology. ... RNAi in biotechnology can cause some unwanted effects such as off-targets effects or the instability of new traits through subsequent generations [ 43 ]. Another approach is the use of artificially

A multi-level model of emerging technology: An empirical study of the evolution of biotechnology from 1976 to 2003

biotechnology industry by using patent data from the USPTO from 1976 to 2003. ... between individuals, groups, organizations, and industries [ 1, 2, 3, 4 ]. Emerging technologies±such as, for example, biotechnology and nanotechnology±are considered especially important, as these are

Advancing biotechnology with CRISPR/Cas9: recent applications and patent landscape

technology in the industrial biotechnology field. Next, we detail the current status of the patent landscape, highlighting its exploitation through different companies, and conclude with future perspectives of ... licensing structures in the field. In the area of industrial biotechnology, CRISPR licenses are so far only obtained in a small number of cases, such as Evolva which acquired a license from ERS genomics for

Biotechnology software in the digital age: are you winning?

There is a digital revolution taking place and biotechnology companies are slow to adapt. Many pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and industrial bio-production companies believe that software must be

Fringe biotechnology

engagements in biotechnology with non-scientific aims. In this article, the author introduces the more comprehensive concept of fringe biotechnology. While ‘DIYbio’ has in recent years become a term that covers ... that covers a wide range of hobbyist approaches to biotechnology, it still excludes several other alternative biotech practices, such as amateur and artistic activities in institutional labs and

Database resources of the National Center for Biotechnology Information

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) provides a large suite of online resources for biological information and data, including the GenBank® nucleic acid sequence database and the ... Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), a center within the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health, was created in 1988 to develop information systems for molecular biology

Relating business model innovations and innovation cascades: the case of biotechnology

that undergo change, but also new organizational models appear. The case of biotechnology after the 1980s is used to illustrate our conceptualization. ... Innovation and Invention . 032 Management of Technological Innovation and R&D 033 Technological Change: Choices and Consequences . Diffusion Innovation cascades; Biotechnology; Science-based industries

The rise of health biotechnology research in Latin America: A scientometric analysis of health biotechnology production and impact in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba and Mexico

This paper analyzes the patterns of health biotechnology publications in six Latin American countries from 2001 to 2015. The countries studied were Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba and Mexico ... America. The scientometric study used the Web of Science database to identify health biotechnology publications. The total amount of health biotechnology production in the world during the period studied

Biotechnology and Consumer Decision-Making

biotechnology is safe and effective. Despite scientific consensus in these areas, consumers appear reluctant to support their use. Research that helps to understand consumer decision-making and the public's ... research in behavioral decision-making, specifically affect and ambiguity, can be used to help consumers make informed choices about major applications of biotechnology. This article highlights some of the

Oil body biogenesis and biotechnology in legume seeds

increase the sustainability of agricultural systems. This review integrates the cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology of oil body biogenesis before considering biotechnology strategies to enhance ... composition and use of oil bodies as platforms for the production of recombinant proteins in seed of transgenic legumes provide other opportunities for legume biotechnology. Oil bodies; Oil body biogenesis

The role of standardization at the interface of product and process development in biotechnology

R&D stands for Research and Development and while research is essential for new product development in biotechnology, the development and its integration with research (the transfer from research to ... contributes to the understanding of standards as a knowledge and technology transfer instrument for complex and critical development activities. Biotechnology JEL Classification L15 L23 L65 O31 O32 1

Vita activa in biotechnology: what we do with fungi and what fungi do with us

project concluded in October this year. In this commentary, we aim to convey what it means to work in this field of fungal biotechnology and how important it is to improve the efficiency of the research ... 1 0 Department of Applied and Molecular Microbiology, Institute of Biotechnology, Technische Universität Berlin , Gustav‐Meyer‐Allee 25, 13355 Berlin , Germany 1 Depart‐ ment of Applied and Molecular

V Redealgas Workshop: biotechnology and sustainability

response to this growing research effort, Brazilian phycologists came together in a spirit of cooperation to develop a forum for discussing scientific efforts in algal biotechnology, and founded in 2005, in ... association with the Ministry of Science and Technology, BThe Redealgas^ (National Network in Biotechnology of Marine Macroalgae) which is a network focusing on the research and application of algae in

Advocacy Science: Explaining the Term with Case Studies from Biotechnology

The paper discusses the use of term ‘advocacy science’ which is communication of science which goes beyond simple reporting of scientific findings, using the case study of biotechnology. It argues ... for their lobbying. It illustrates how this new communicative process has changed political discourse in science and general perception of the role of science in contemporary society. Biotechnology

Prospects of Molecular Biotechnology in Diagnostics: Step Towards Precision Medicine

biotechnology in diagnosis of cancerous, neurological, genetic and microbial diseases. Automated and more cutting-edge technology have revolutionized the amplification and screening of nucleic acid sequence for ... prompt discovery of single nucleotide polymorphisms or SNPs. Further, evolutions of genetic engineering have also revolutionized immunoassay biotechnology via engineering of antibody-encoding genes and the

Marine fungi in the spotlight: opportunities and challenges for marine fungal natural product discovery and biotechnology

conference of marine fungal natural products (MaFNaP_2017) that was held in Kiel (Germany) and hosted by GEOMAR Centre for Marine Biotechnology (GEOMAR-Biotech) in June 2017 brought together scientists working ... Biotechnology (GEOMAR-Biotech), Research Unit Marine Natural Products Chemistry, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel , Am Kiel-Kanal 44, 24106 Kiel , Germany The marine fungal natural products

Prospects of Molecular Biotechnology in Diagnostics: Step Towards Precision Medicine

biotechnology in diagnosis of cancerous, neurological, genetic and microbial diseases. Automated and more cutting-edge technology have revolutionized the amplification and screening of nucleic acid sequence for ... prompt discovery of single nucleotide polymorphisms or SNPs. Further, evolutions of genetic engineering have also revolutionized immunoassay biotechnology via engineering of antibody-encoding genes and the