biotechnology

(redirected from biotechnologists)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to biotechnologists: biotechnical, biotech engineering

bi·o·tech·nol·o·gy

 (bī′ō-tĕk-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
1. The use of living organisms or biological processes for the purpose of developing useful agricultural, industrial, or medical products, especially by means of techniques, such as genetic engineering, that involve the modification of genes.

bi′o·tech′ni·cal (-nĭ-kəl) adj.
bi′o·tech′no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.

biotechnology

(ˌbaɪəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Biochemistry) (in industry) the technique of using microorganisms, such as bacteria, to perform chemical processing, such as waste recycling, or to produce other materials, such as beer and wine, cheese, antibiotics, and (using genetic engineering) hormones, vaccines, etc
2. (Psychology) another name for ergonomics
biotechnological adj
ˌbioˌtechnoˈlogically adv
ˌbiotechˈnologist n

bi•o•tech•nol•o•gy

(ˌbaɪ oʊ tɛkˈnɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the use of living organisms or other biological systems in the manufacture of drugs or for environmental management.
[1940–45]
bi`o•tech′ni•cal (-nɪ kəl) bi`o•tech`no•log′i•cal (-nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
bi`o•tech•nol′o•gist, n.

bi·o·tech·nol·o·gy

(bī′ō-tĕk-nŏl′ə-jē)
1. The use of a living organism to solve an engineering problem or perform an industrial task. Using bacteria that feed on hydrocarbons to clean up an oil spill is one example of biotechnology.
2. The use of biological substances to engineer or manufacture a product or substance, as when cells that produce antibodies are cloned in order to study their effects on cancer cells. See more at genetic engineering.

biotechnology

ergonomics. — biotechnologist, n. — biotechnologie, biotechnological, adj.
See also: Mankind
ergonomics.
See also: Environment
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biotechnology - the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processesbiotechnology - the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes; "biotechnology produced genetically altered bacteria that solved the problem"
molecular biology - the branch of biology that studies the structure and activity of macromolecules essential to life (and especially with their genetic role)
bioremediation - the branch of biotechnology that uses biological process to overcome environmental problems
gene-splicing, genetic engineering, recombinant DNA technology - the technology of preparing recombinant DNA in vitro by cutting up DNA molecules and splicing together fragments from more than one organism
2.biotechnology - the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environmentsbiotechnology - the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
Translations
biotechnológia

biotechnology

[ˌbaɪəʊtekˈnɒlədʒɪ] Nbiotecnología f

biotechnology

[ˌbaɪəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒi] nbiotechnologie f

biotechnology

[ˌbaɪəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ] nbiotecnologia

biotechnology

n biotecnología
References in periodicals archive ?
We can prepare personnel for most of the required specialties - biotechnologists, chemists, pharmacists, process engineers, and so on ," explained Oleg Nikolaevich.
Others attending the event were academicians, researchers, biotechnologists from public and private organisations, students and experts from different countries, including Malaysia, China,
Founded by Cardiff University engineering graduate Adam Dixon in 2016, Phytoponics now employs eight staff including biotechnologists and hydroponic specialists.
Scientist and biotechnologists in Pakistan have achieved the diversification in seed development and moved to higher value-added seeds, particularly in the crops sector.
Founded by Alex Thianin 2008, it has a core molecular services and R/D laboratory in Singapore managed by a team of biotechnologists.
This volume contains 11 chapters contributed by biologists, biochemists, biotechnologists, and other researchers from Europe, the US, Israel, and Canada, who explore the impact of genomics on studies in Aspergillus and Penicillium.
The conference is a great opportunity for the academicians, phycologists, biotechnologists, biologists, botanists, life science, scientists, clinicians, community leaders, entrepreneurs, technology developer, researchers, industry partners, NGO's to learn advanced concepts in algal technologies.
The microbe's streamlined genetic structure excites evolutionary biologists and biotechnologists, who anticipate adding genes back to it one by one to study their effects," reports Robert Services for Science.
The intended audience includes botanists and food scientists, policy makers, and conservationists, NGO personnel working in rural areas, and biotechnologists involved in micropropagation.
The conference is the biggest gathering of Iranian and international biotechnologists held biennially.
Biotechnologists have genetically engineered bacteria and other microbes to produce biofuels and chemicals from renewable resources.
But biotechnologists are also interested in printing, given the potential it offers for building artificial tissue in layers.

Full browser ?