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Body of knowledge related to the use of organisms, cells or cell-derived constituents for the purpose of developing products which are technically, scientifically and clinically useful. Alteration of biologic function at the molecular level (i.e., GENETIC ENGINEERING) is a central focus; laboratory methods used include TRANSFECTION and CLONING technologies, sequence and structure analysis algorithms, computer databases, and gene and protein structure function analysis and prediction.

Year introduced: 1987

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Tree Number(s): H01.158.550, J01.897.120

MeSH Unique ID: D001709

Entry Terms:

  • Biotechnologies

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